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Ronald Firbank

Date de naissance: 17. janvier 1886
Date de décès: 21. mai 1926

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Ronald Firbank est un écrivain britannique.

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Citations Ronald Firbank

„Must colour change?“

—  Ronald Firbank
Three More Novels: Vainglory, Inclinations, Caprice

„I suppose when there's no more room for another crow's-foot, one attains a sort of peace?“

—  Ronald Firbank
Valmouth (1918), cited from The Complete Ronald Firbank (London: Duckworth, 1961) p. 448.

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„There was a pause – just long enough for an angel to pass, flying slowly.“

—  Ronald Firbank
Vainglory (1915), cited from The Complete Ronald Firbank (London: Duckworth, 1961) p. 117.

„I remember the average curate at home as something between a eunuch and a snigger.“

—  Ronald Firbank
The Flower Beneath the Foot, cited from The Complete Ronald Firbank (London: Duckworth, 1961) p. 534.

„Princess: I am always disappointed with mountains. There are no mountains in the world as high as I could wish.
Adrian: No?
Princess: They irritate me invariably. I should like to shake Switzerland.“

—  Ronald Firbank
The Princess Zoubaroff, Act I, sc. iv (1920), cited from Steven Moore (ed.) Complete Plays (Normal, Ill.: Dalkey Archive Press, 1994) p. 55.

„"Oh! help me, heaven," she prayed, "to be decorative and to do right!"“

—  Ronald Firbank
The Flower Beneath the Foot (1923), cited from The Complete Ronald Firbank (London: Duckworth, 1961) p. 516.

„The world is so disgracefully managed, one hardly knows to whom to complain.“

—  Ronald Firbank
Vainglory, cited from The Complete Ronald Firbank (London: Duckworth, 1961) p. 149.

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