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It is well known that Beauty does not look with a good grace on the timid advances of Humor. Options
Daemon
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It is well known that Beauty does not look with a good grace on the timid advances of Humor.

W. Somerset Maugham (1874-1965)
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Yeah. Predator must crawl upon its prey - for the time being. That’s how things work.
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Posted: Wednesday, October 9, 2019 1:37:26 AM
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Daemon wrote:
It is well known that Beauty does not look with a good grace on the timid advances of Humor.

W. Somerset Maugham (1874-1965)


"Cakes and Ale" narrated by William Ashenden, the part where his musings help pass the time
to let Maugham's sarcasm pass judgement.
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It is well known that Beauty does not look with a good grace on the timid advances of Humor.
W. Somerset Maugham (1874-1965)
Adyl Mouhei
Posted: Wednesday, October 9, 2019 5:26:51 AM

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Well said. I personally think that beauty because it is so powerful, it does not recognize anything which is meek and weak.
Wilmar (USA) 1M
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It is well known that Beauty does not look with a good grace on the timid advances of Humor.
W. Somerset Maugham (1874-1965)
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Posted: Wednesday, October 9, 2019 8:43:06 AM

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"It is well known that Beauty does not look with a good grace on the timid advances of Humor."

...as she knows Humor could take the lead at any time, if only he had the confidence.

the Weasel
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You've done enough, for you designed my chains:
The grace is vanished, but the affront remains.

-Dryden.
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