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I just got a rather nasty shock. In looking for something or other I came across the fact that one of my cats is about to be nine years old, and that another of them will shortly thereafter be eight; I have been labouring under the delusion they were about five and six. And yesterday I happened to notice in the mirror that while I have long since grown used to my beard being very grey indeed, I was not prepared to discover that my eyebrows are becoming noticeably shaggy. I feel the tomb is just around the corner. And there are all these books I haven't read yet, even if I am simultaneously reading at least twenty...

Edward Gorey

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) He was interviewed on Tribute To Edward Gorey an hour-long community Public-access television cable show produced by artist and friend Joyce Kenney. He spent 1944 to 1946 in the Army at Dugway Proving Ground in Utah and then attended Harvard University beginning in 1946 and graduating in the class of 1950 where he studied French and roomed with poet Frank O'Hara. Gorey attended a variety of local grade schools and then the Francis W.

John Gorey (February 22 1925 – April 15 2000) was an American writer and artist noted for his illustrated books.

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