English life, while very pleasant, is rather bland. I expected kindness and gentility and I found it, but there is such a thing as too much couth.

S. J. Perelman (1904-1979) American humorist, screenwriter [Sidney Joseph Perelman]
Quoted in Observer, London (24 Sep 1971)

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