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|12 Or don't you like to write letters. 1 do because it's such a swell way to keep |
from working and yet feel you've done something. ERNEST HEMINGWAY (1899-
1961). U.S. author. Posl scriplum to leiier. 1 July 1925, to F. Scott Fitzgerald ...
|Acceptance speech, Nobel Prize in literature (1954) 6 Don't you like writing |
letters? 1 do because it's such a swell way to keep from working and yet feel you'
ve done something. Letter to F. Scott Fitzgerald (July 1, 1925) 7 I don't buy a ticket
|Hemingway, Ernest Or don't you like to write letters. I do because it's such a swell |
way to keep from working and yet feel you've done something. - Hemingway,
Ernest Every man's life ends the same way. It is only the details of how he lived
|3 Patrick Hemingway likened a writer to a pope, who does a lot of talking in |
ordinary life, but when he speaks ex cathedra — “from the chair” — becomes
godlike and his words regarded ... You get a little more insight into what he was
as a person, and that's always interesting to people because they don't really
want to deal with gods. ... He liked to write letters, he told Fitzgerald in 1925, “
because it's such a swell way to keep from working and yet feel you've done
something” (SL 166).
|BIGLOW: Well, I guess you'll drop dead when you »'get this letter from me, Mr. |
Biglow, because I guess you don't know me ... You see, Willie, I didn't want Big
Mike to Get wise I was thinking of writing to you, 50'I cammyfiooged it that way. ...
but if you want me to keep on cheering you up you had better drop me a post
card or something, because I guess I know ... up swell feed too, but if I was a cook
down there and you kicked about eggs the way you used to up here I'd have you
|Hemingway wrote to Fitzgerald, describing the act of letter- writing: "Such a swell |
way to keep from working and yet feel you've done something." My computer,
without visible distension, managed to store a flood tide of mail that in nonvirtual
form would have silted ... years people will be reading someone's collected e-
mail the way we read Edmund Wilson's diaries or Pepys's letters. ... In effect, it's
always December 26; you are not expected to write Middlemarch, and therefore
|HbE LINCOLN should have written this article. ... Subtract these from the total |
number of possible ways, and you have left the right ways. ... You must write such
a letter for Henry Ames, nephew of your former partner, the late Guff Ames — who
was a swell guy. ... Yet, for some reason, you feel compelled to give him a letter
that seems to recommend him. ... But I've done it because I found that certain
employment agencies would not list a job hunter unless he brought some sort of
a letter ...
|Drew, Elizabeth A woman's best love letters are always written to the man she is |
betraying. ... Hardwick, Elizabeth Or don't you like to write letters. I do because it's
such a swell way to keep from working and yet feel you've done something.
Lisa Grunwald, Stephen J. Adler - 1999 - Snippet view - More editions
|Write me at the / Hotel Quintana Pamplona Spain Or don't you like to write letters. |
I do because it's such a swell way to keep from working and yet feel you've done
something. So long and love to Zelda from us both — Yours, Ernest 1925: JULY ...
|'You should've waited until you got back and had it done here. ... Anyway, he |
gave me antibiotics to kill off the infection but it doesn't seem to be working yet. ...
Kristy shakes her head. 'I don't think so. Idon't know ifthere's a process for
removing tattoos from eyelids. It's not like a tattoo ... 'I can't keep on walking
around looking like a freak.' Kristy shrugs. 'I don't know. I'll talk to Theresa, she's
got more experience, but it's her day off. I suppose you might have to end up
going to a cosmetic ...