Re: Rev. Sydney Smith ... for Andrew Sellon



On Sun, 10 Sep 2006 10:19:07 +0000 (UTC), andrew@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
(Andrew Sellon) wrote:

Should I decide to spend another twelve or so years again collecting
items concerned with the wit and wisdom of Sydney Smith, this letter of
his will form the first entry!

I hope that with the growth of the Internet you may find it easier the
second time around. "Because he's worth it". There are no finer words
of inspiration than those of Dorothy Fields -
<http://www.reelclassics.com/Teams/Fred&Ginger/lyrics/pickselfup-lyrics.htm>

I was surprised when I first learned that Sydney was an Essex boy,
BTW. I'd assumed from his Edinburgh association that he was a Scot.
--
Phil C.
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