[Ads-l] Quote: The art of newspaper paragraphing often consists in stroking a platitude until it purrs like an epigram.

ADSGarson O'Toole adsgarsonotoole at GMAIL.COM
Fri Jan 17 07:35:57 UTC 2020

I posted about quotations attributed to Don Marquis back on January 2.
Off list I asked Dan Goncharoff to search  "The New York Herald
Tribune", and he kindly provided help by locating an instance of the
quotation in the subject line in a column by Marquis in 1925.

Now there is a QI article available with citation beginning in 1921:


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