Cornelia Skinner

Cornelia Skinner

That food has always been, and will continue to be, the basis for one of our greater snobbism does not explain the fact that the attitude toward the food choice of others is becoming more and more heatedly exclusive until it may well turn into one of those forms of bigotry against which gallant little committees are constantly planning campaigns in the cause of justice and decency.More Cornelia Skinner quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
... I have always fallen for ads. The sweetheart of J. Walter Thompson, I have a peasant-like belief in whatever miracle they profess to effect.More Cornelia Skinner quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
the reason for the scaffolding on the tower of Saint Germain-des-Près is that a rich American has purchased it and is having it crated for shipping ...More Cornelia Skinner quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
That amenity which the French have developed into a great art . . . conversation.More Cornelia Skinner quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There is no English equivalent for the French word flâneur. Cassell's dictionary defines flâneur as a stroller, saunterer, drifter but none of these terms seems quite accurate. There is no English equivalent for the term, just as there is no Anglo-Saxon counterpart of that essentially Gallic individual, the deliberately aimless pedestrian, unencumbered by any obligation or sense of urgency, who, being French and therefore frugal, wastes nothing, including his time which he spends with the leisurely discrimination of More Cornelia Skinner quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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