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Oscar Wilde on journalism

‘The public have an insatiable curiosity to know everything, except what is worth knowing. Journalism, conscious of this, and having tradesman-like habits, supplies their demands.’ https://www.lrb.co.uk/v34/n14/john-pemble/the-only-true-throne Chris

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Oscar Wilde: poet

“As usual I think of Oscar Wilde. It’s the same old story: ‘I was working on the proof of one of my poems all the morning, and took out a comma. In the afternoon I put it back again.’” Laurent … Continue reading

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