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67. Anglo-Saxon Attitudes, Angus Wilson (1956)

Angus Wilson is one of the many authors on this list who ought to be household names, but at the moment he seems to be sinking back into obscurity. 170 more words

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I shall not dine on udder.


I dined at the Chaplains’s table upon a roasted Tongue and Udder. N.B.. I shall not dine on a roasted Tongue and Udder again very soon.

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(Lord’s Day.) Took physique all day, and, God forgive me, did spend it in reading of some little French romances

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I always find it enlightening and mildly depressing when a book brings up passages that straightaway encapsulate the spirit, of you, the reader, and one such was the book I started on Tuesday morning, Angus Wilson’s ‘Anglo-Saxon Attitudes’

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