William Norman Ewer Quote
As quoted in: The Week-End Book (1924). Cecil Browne responded in 1924: But not so odd / As those who choose / A Jewish God / Yet spurn the Jews.
“Laughter, n. An interior convulsion, producing a distortion of the features and accompanied by inarticulate noises. It is infectious and, though intermittent, incurable.”
The Devil's Dictionary (1911)
The Ordeal of Richard Feverel (1859)
Interview for SPIEGEL (spiegel.de), in 2008
William Norman Ewer
Bio: William Norman Ewer was a British journalist, remembered mostly now for a few lines of verse. He was known as William or Norman, and by the nickname Trilby. He was prominent writing on foreign affairs for the London Daily Herald. It is now increasingly well established that he spied for the Soviet Union during the 1920s.
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“And so, my fellow Americans: ask not what your country can do for you - ask what you can do for your country. My fellow citizens of the world: ask not what America will do for you, but what together we can do for the freedom of man.”