Margot Asquith Quote
As quoted in: Listener, 11 June 1953
Quoted in T. S. Matthews Great Tom (New York: Harper & Row, 1973), ch. 7.
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsMargot Asquith
Born: February 2, 1864
Died: July 28, 1945 (aged 81)
Bio: Margot Asquith, Countess of Oxford and Asquith, born Emma Alice Margaret Tennant, was an Anglo-Scottish socialite, author and wit. She was married to Herbert Henry Asquith, a Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, from 1894 until his death in 1928.
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