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The best I can tell you in that way is that I’m much more at ease with fellow-Catholics than I am with heathens or Protestants. One has so many basic assumptions in common that there’s so much that doesn’t need saying, and when you’re talking to even the most amusing and intelligent heathen you suddenly find that something you’ve said has no meaning at all to them.

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John Waugh (English pronunciation: /ˈɑːθə ˈiːvlɪn ˈsɪndʒən wɔː/; 28 October 1903 – 10 April 1966) known as Evelyn Waugh was an English writer of novels biographies and travel books. He was also a prolific journalist and reviewer. In 1902 he became managing director of Chapman and Hall publiEvelyn Waughrs of the works of Charles Dickens.

Arthur Evelyn St. This blow together with a growing dislike for the welfare state culture of the postwar world and a decline in his health saddened his final years although he continued to write. Waugh is widely recognised as one of the great prose stylists of the 20th century.

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