Posts tagged ‘training’

2013

sivilize

…she’s going to adopt me and sivilize me, and I can’t stand it. I been there before.

Mark Twain, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884)

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2012

writing talent

I might say that the writing is smooth and agreeable and some of the pages very apt and charming. You have talent—which is the equivalent of a soldier having the right physical qualifications for entering West Point.

F. Scott Fitzgerald, letter toFrances Turnbull(1938)

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