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George Bernard Shaw
By Carlos Benito Marìn
Why invent a quote? Perhaps in the hope that “the specter of Winston will pause to embrace the willful quoter and smoke a cigar with him.”
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By RICHARD LANGWORTH
Only a statesman with the broad tolerance of Winston Churchill could laugh off Shaw’s politics while acknowledging his literary genius.
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By RICHARD M. LANGWORTH
“Low is the greatest of our modern cartoonists,” wrote Winston Churchill in his delightful essay “Cartoons and Cartoonists.” He praised “the vividness of his political conceptions,” and declared Low a singular artist: “He possesses what few cartoonists have—a grand technique of draughtsmanship. Low is a master of black and white. He is the Charlie Chaplin of caricature, and tragedy and comedy are the same to him.”
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