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A. P. Herbert

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Who is A. P. Herbert?

A. P. Herbert: Sir Alan Patrick Herbert CH was an English humorist, novelist, playwright and law reform activist. He was an independent Member of Parliament for Oxford University for 15 years, five of which he combined with service in the Royal Navy.

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Google previewThe New Penguin Dictionary of Modern Quotations (2003)

by Robert Andrews

A. P. Herbert ( 1890–1971) BRITISH AUTHOR AND POLITICIAN Alan Patrick Herbert. A brilliant librettist ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Writers and their Works (2015)

by Christopher Riches, Michael Cox

A. P. Herbert, Frank [Alfred Francis] Xavier Herbst, Josephine [Frey] Hergesheimer, Joseph Herne, James A. Herrick, Robert Herrick, Robert [Welch] Herriot, James Herschel, Sir John Hersey, John Hervey, James Hervey, John, 2nd Baron Hervey of Ickworth Hesse, Hermann Hewett, Dorothy [Coade] Hewlett, Maurice Henry Heyer, Georgette Heylyn, ...

Google previewThe Biteback Dictionary of Humorous Literary Quotations (2013)

by Fred Metcalf

A. P. Herbert,English wit Life doesn't make any sense, and we all pretend it does. Comedy's job is to point outthat it doesn't make sense, and that itdoesn't make much difference anyway. Eric Idle, English writer and comedian Laughter gives us distance. It allows us to step back.

Google previewLittle Giant Encyclopedia (2009)

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The conception of two people living together for twenty-five years without having a cross word suggests a lack of spirit only to be admired in sheep. (Alan Patrick Herbert)
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