Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Elinor Glyn
(1864-1943) born on
Oct 17
English "novelist, short-story writer". "She was known for her highly romantic tales with luxurious settings and improbable plots; wrote "Three Weeks," 1907; "It," 1927; and "Did She?," 1934."

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F
Romance is the glamour which turns the dust of everyday life into a golden haze.

R
"A madness of tender caressing seized her. She purred as a tiger might have done, while she undulated like a snake."
A
"He had that nameless charm, with a strong magnetism, which can only be called "It.''"
N
"American husbands are the best in the world; no other husbands are so generous to their wives, or can be so easily divorced."
K
"Would you please publish the enclosed manuscript or return it without delay, as I have other irons in the fire."

 



Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  "In "An Uncommon Scold," by Abby Adams, 1989."
R: ""Three Weeks," 1907."
A: ""It;" the movie made from Glyn's 1927 novel."
N: "In "20,000 Quips and Quotes" by Evan Esar, 1968."
K: "Note which she attached to a manuscript submission; it was returned with instructions to "Put this with your other irons.""


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