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Good God. Dire news from America. - Wemyss's Appalling Hobby:
From the Party Guilty of Committing 'Gate of Ivory, Gate of Horn'
Good God. Dire news from America.


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tudorpot From: tudorpot Date: February 27th, 2008 08:52 pm (UTC) (Link)
Sad, I've just been listening to 'Saving the Queen" I love his use of language. Some years ago I was able to attend a dinner where he gave a speech, he was brilliant. My mum and I both loved to read his sailing books- Atlantic High was the best to my mind.
sgt_majorette From: sgt_majorette Date: February 27th, 2008 11:37 pm (UTC) (Link)
He died at his desk, isn't that fun?

We all adored him in high school. He was the last true conservative, in a time when "conservative" has come to describe all kinds of slow-witted, racist, perverted political hacks.

Buckley vs. Vidal: we'll never see that again...
velvet_tipping From: velvet_tipping Date: February 28th, 2008 12:19 am (UTC) (Link)
oh not you too!
tekalynn From: tekalynn Date: February 29th, 2008 10:02 am (UTC) (Link)
I shall say "My condolences," and leave it at that. May he rest in peace.
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