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Dowson wrote to Smith that he objected to being wept over

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Dowson wrote to Smith that he objected to being wept over.

I am not remarkably prosperous nor particularly happy — who is? But I do not go about in Paris with a halo of ghosts and tears, having been gifted by God with a sense — common to you and myself but to how many of our other friends? — of humour! occasionally smile, and even in Paris, at a late hour of the night, and Paris is later than London, have been known to laugh.

Madder Music, Stronger Wine: The Life of Ernest Dowson
by Jad Adams
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