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Whenever I dwell for any length of time on my own shortcomings, they gradually begin to seem mild, harmless, rather engaging little things, not at all like the staring defects in other people's characters.
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Margaret Halsey

Margaret Halsey (1910-February 4, 1997) was an American writer who lived in the United Kingdom for a short time. Her witty and humorous best selling book With Malice Towards Some in 1938 grew out of her experiences there. According to her New York Times obituary she was "a witty writer with an acute social concern, [and] was compared to Dorothy Parker and H. L. Mencken

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