The Swiss are inspired hotel-keepers. Some centuries since, when the stranger strayed into one of their valleys, their simple forefathers would kill him and share out the little money he might have about him. Now they know better. They keep him alive and writing cheques.
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|Birth:||1st January, 1867|
|Death:||28th May, 1928|
Charles Edward Montague was born and brought up in London. He was an English journalist, known also as a writer of novels and essays. He was educated at the City of London School and Balliol College, Oxford. He wrote that "War hath no fury like a non-combatant." Disenchantment, a collection of newspaper articles about the war, was one of the first prose works to strongly criticise the way the war was fought, and is a pivotal text in the development of literature about the First World War. Disenchantment criticised the British Press' coverage of the war and the conduct of the British generals.
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