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|4 Cynicism is intellectual dandyism without the coxcomb's feathers. GEORGE |
MEREDITH (1828-1909). English author. Clara Middle- Ion, quoting Mr. Whilford,
in The Egoist, ch. 7 (1879). Clara added: "H seems lo me that cynics are only ...
|Dr. Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) English author, lexicographer Disinterested |
intellectual curiosity is the life blood of real civilization. G. M. Trevelyan ... Anglo-
Irish playwright, critic Cynicism is intellectual dandyism. George Meredith ...
|Cynics 1 Cynic. A blackguard whose faulty vision sees things as they are, not as |
they ought to be. AMBROSE BIERCE, (1842-1914) U.S. author. The Devil's ... 3
Cynicism is intellectual dandyism without the coxcomb's feathers. GEORGE ...
|I remember hearing Mr. Whit- ford say that cynicism is intellectual dandyism |
without the coxcomb's feathers ; and it seems to me that cynics are only happy in
making the world as barren to others as they have made it for themselves.
|I am sure we weaken ourselves ifwe do not. If I did not, I should be looking on |
mist, hearing a perpetual boom instead of music. I remember hearing Mr.
Whitford say that cynicism is intellectual dandyism withoutthecoxcomb's feathers;
and it ...
|... to you on a platter. Manyof these years are consumed by being preoccupied |
with cynicism and idealism, which could be considered a type of mental illness.
Remember, cynicism is intellectual dandyism imbued with idealism; andit's how ...
|Mr. Meredith makes a character observe that cynicism is intellectual dandyism. |
Perhaps the dictum is truer than its acute author really believed. Take it that
cynicism is humour overdone, and we arrive at a conception of humour as the
|"CYNICISM IS INTELLECTUAL DANDYISM, BUT GRACIOUSNESS IN SPEECH |
IS AN APHRODISIAC." — ANDY SPADE PARDON MY FRENCH . . . Sugar,
merde!, drat, crikey, fudge, cor blimey, jiminy Christmas, balderdash, son of a gun
|14 12 A Phoebus Apollo turned fasting friar. The Egoist Ii879lch. 2 13 A dainty |
rogue in porcelain. The Egoist (1879)0(1. 5 14 Cynicism is intellectual dandyism
without the coxcomb's feathers. The Kaoisi (i879)ch. 7 15 I expect that Woman
|Lynes, Russell A cynic is a man who, when he smells flowers, looks around for a |
coffin. - Mencken, H. L. The cynics are right nine times out of ten. - Mencken, H. L.
Cynicism is intellectual dandyism. - Meredith, George The power of accurate ...