Hector Hugh Munro — British Novelist born on December 18, 1870, died on November 14, 1916

Hector Hugh Munro , better known by the pen name Saki, and also frequently as H. H. Munro, was a British writer whose witty, mischievous and sometimes macabre stories satirize Edwardian society and culture. He is considered a master of the short story, and often compared to O. Henry and Dorothy Parker. Influenced by Oscar Wilde, Lewis Carroll and Rudyard Kipling, he himself influenced A. A. Milne, Noël Coward and P. G. Wodehouse... (wikipedia)

Addresses are given to us to conceal our whereabouts.
A little inaccuracy sometimes saves a ton of explanation.
The sacrifices of friendship were beautiful in her eyes as long as she was not asked to make them.
Great Socialist statesmen aren't made, they're still-born.
Hors d'oeuvres have always a pathetic interest for me; they remind me of one's childhood that one goes through wondering what the next course is going to be like - and during the rest of the menu one wishes one had eaten more of the hors d'oeuvres.

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