September 17, 2009

Be it ever so humble – or not


“Be it ever so humble, there’s no place like home.”
       John Howard Payne (1791-1852)
       U.S.-born expatriate actor and songwriter
       From his song “Home, Sweet, Home” (1823)

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“Though he might be more humble, there is no police like Holmes.”
       E.W. Hornung (1866-1921)
       British novelist known for his gentleman-burglar Raffles series
       Hornung was brother-in-law of the creator of Sherlock Holmes, 
        Arthur Conan Doyle, who noted the pun in his autobiography

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