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|. . . You end up muttering back at just about every ornately constructed pensée that Connolly utters, but that’s one of the joys of this book.”—Nick Hornby, The Believer “A remarkable book.”—Anthony Powell|
|The proverb was first recorded in 1573 in James Sanford's The Garden of |
Pleasure. who excuses himself accuses ... Cyril Connolly parodied the proverb in
Enemies of Promise (1938): “Whom the gods wish to destroy they first call
|If he, she, or they fits, use who (nominative case); if him, her, or them fits, use |
whom (objective case). The man who committed the crime... (he committed the
crime) Whom the gods wish to destroy, they first call promising. —Cyril Connolly (
|I was trying to get an acting career off the ground. She was—well, at one time she |
was promising. What's that saying about the gods destroying the promising?” “'
Whom the gods wish to destroy they first call promising.' Cyril Connolly.” “Right.
|"Whom the gods wish to destroy they first call promising." —— Cyril Connolly A |
pickup traveling northbound on U.S. 491—formerly 666—just north of Tohatchi,
New Mexico, and just inside the borders of the Navajo reservation, topped a ...
|2520 Enemies of Promise Whom the gods wish to destroy they first call promising|
. 2521 Enemies of Promise There is no more sombre enemy of good art than the
pram in the hall. 2522 Hate is the consequence of fear; we fear something ...
|Cecilia (1782) 12 If you want to succeed, double your failure rate. Samuel Butler (|
1835-1902) British ... Leading at the Edge of Chaos (1998) 21 Whom the gods
wish to destroy they first call promising. Cyril Connolly (1903-74) British critic, ...
|I didn't want to be the hero or anything like that. It wasn't ... In fact, he had made |
59 in the first innings, the most fluent Australian batting of the match. ... Cyril
Connolly warned that 'those whom the gods wish to destroy, they first call “
|... and organic materials. Since they are typically composed of weakly |
coordinating ions, reaction products are seldom isolated as solvates; ... Only the
more cynical might remark: 'Whom the gods wish to destroy they first call “
|Whom the gods wish to destroy they first call promising. —Cyril Connolly, |
Enemies of Promise HE FIRST THING they always did was run you. When big
league scouts road-tested a group of elite amateur prospects, foot speed was the
first item ...