[Ads-l] I am dying, as I have lived, beyond my means

ADSGarson O'Toole adsgarsonotoole at GMAIL.COM
Sun Oct 24 15:00:56 UTC 2021

The link in the previous article was incorrect. Below is the correct
link. Apologies.

I Am Dying, As I Have Lived, Beyond My Means


On Sun, Oct 24, 2021 at 10:57 AM ADSGarson O'Toole
<adsgarsonotoole at gmail.com> wrote:
> According to legend, when Oscar Wilde heard about the enormous payment
> required for a life-prolonging surgery he said: "I suppose that I
> shall have to die beyond my means."
> A variant tale depicted Wilde ordering expensive celebratory champagne
> and delivering the quip in the subject line. The Quote Investigator
> website now has an article on this topic.

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