There is no stronger craving in the world than that of the rich for titles, except that of the titled for riches.
Misquotations are the only quotations that are never misquoted.
Cricket is the greatest game that the wit of man has yet devised.- Sir Pelham Warner
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Each generation of the church in each setting has the responsibility of communicating the ...- Francis Schaeffer
Each had defended his own country; the Germans Germany, the Frenchmen France; they had don...- Ernst Toller
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|Birth:||20th February, 1887|
|Death:||9th April, 1964|
Edward Hesketh Gibbons Pearson was born in Hawford, Claines, Worcestershire, England. He was a British actor and biographer. He is known mainly for his popular biographies; they made him the leading British biographer of his time, in terms of commercial success. He studied at Orkney House School and Bedford Grammar School. Conservative by temperament, he was a passionate reader of Shakespeare's plays, and a frequent theatre-goer. When his brother's business faced bankruptcy, he applied for a job with Herbert Beerbohm Tree, and began acting with that theatrical entrepreneur's company in 1911. He wrote several books include: Modern men and mummers, A Persian critic, Doctor Darwin, Common misquotations, Gilbert and Sullivan(biography), A Life of Shakespeare(biography), Bernard Shaw(biography), The Life of Oscar Wilde(biography), The Man Whistler(biography), Walter Scott(biography), and The fool of love.
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