--- In Evelyn_Waugh@yahoogroups.com
, "Antony F. P. Vickery"
> Wikiquote is a "free online compendium of sourced quotations from
> notable people and creative works in every language," and a sister
> organization of Wikipedia. Its entry for EW can be found at
> http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Evelyn_Waugh . The list of unsourced
> quotations in particular needs pruning.
> By the way, today (Oct. 28) is the 105th anniversary of EW's birth in
> Antony F. P. Vickery
> Lansdale, PA
There are far too many 'Waughisms'. I do not think they add one iota to
his standing. In fact, I would say that he always comes off boring and
almost banal when his work is presented in aphorisms. Or when
someone turns what he has written into a 'one liner'. I can't think of one
interesting or insightful one. He wasn't a wit like that. He wasn't a GK