J. A. Spender Quotes (2 quotes)
“Youth is fair, a graceful stag,
Leaping, playing in a park.
Age is gray, a toothless hag,
Stumbling in the dark.”
―Isaac Leib Peretz
Sewing the Wedding Gown, 1906. Nine One-Act Plays from Yiddish. B. F. White, translated Boston, John W. Luce & Co., 1932, p. 127.
Chapter 1, The Overworld - Quotes and text from the Dying Earth novels
“As one digs deeper into the national character of the Americans, one sees that they have sought the value of everything in this world only in the answer to this single question: how much money will it bring in?”
―Alexis de Tocqueville
Letter to Ernest de Chabrol, 9 June 1831 Tocqueville Reader, p. 41
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J. A. Spender
Born: December 23, 1862
Died: June 21, 1942 (aged 79)
Occupation: journalist, editor
Bio: John Alfred Spender was a British journalist, newspaper editor, and author. He is best known for serving as the editor of the London newspaper the Westminster Gazette from 1896 until 1922.