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Davies, Robertson
THE TONGUE IS ONE HALF OF A MAN [Framed Quotation]
1913. Toronto: Robertson Davies n.p. [Toronto], N.d.. Original Autographed Quotation. Framed & Glazed. Toronto: Robertson Davies n.p. [Toronto], N.d. Original Autographed Quotation. Framed & Glazed. William Robertson Davies, CC, FRSC, FRSL [1913 / 1995]. Canadian novelist, playwright, critic, journalist, & professor. One of Canada's best-known & most popular authors, & one of its most distinguished "men of letters", a term Davies is variously said to have gladly accepted for himself & to have detested. Davies was the founding Master of Massey College, a graduate college at the University of Toronto. Framed Quotation. n.p. n.d. Matted with a gold filet & black sculpted wood frame [glazed] to an overall size of 10" 1/2 x 13" 1/2 - Typed, signed & corrected 4x by Davies in black ink: "The tongue is one half of a man, but the other half is the heart'. I have always liked that proverb, because it does honour to the faculty of speech, and it is speech as much as anything that divides man from the lesser creations
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