Stephen Leacock (30 December 1869 – 28 March 1944 / Hampshire, England)
''Lord Ronald said nothing; he flung himself from the room, flung himself upon his horse and rode madly off in all directions.''Stephen Leacock (1869-1944), Canadian humorist, economist. "Gertrude the Governess," Nonsense Novels (1911).
''It takes a good deal of physical courage to ride a horse. This, however, I have. I get it at about forty cents a flask, and take it as required.''Stephen Leacock (1869-1944), Canadian humorist, economist. "Reflections on Riding," Literary Lapses (1910).
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