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Ring Lardner

Birthdate: 6. March 1885
Date of death: 25. September 1933

Ringgold Wilmer "Ring" Lardner was an American sports columnist and short-story writer best known for his satirical writings on sports, marriage, and the theatre. His contemporaries Ernest Hemingway, Virginia Woolf, and F. Scott Fitzgerald all professed strong admiration for his writing.

Quotes Ring Lardner

„Are you lost daddy I arsked tenderly.
Shut up he explained.“

—  Ring Lardner

The Young Immigrunts (1920), Chapter 10, "N.Y. to Grenitch 500.0" https://books.google.com/books?id=9EdcsTyTQ7YC&lpg=PA265&dq=%22The%20Young%20Immigrunts.%22&g=PA278#v=snippet&q=shut%20up%20he%20explained&f=false

„A good many young writers make the mistake of enclosing a stamped, self-addressed envelope, big enough for the manuscript to come back in. This is too much of a temptation to the editor.“

—  Ring Lardner

Preface http://books.google.com/books?id=U_xaAAAAMAAJ&q=%22A+good+many+young+writers+make+the+mistake+of+enclosing+a+stamped+self-addressed+envelope+big+enough+for+the+manuscript+to+come+back+in+This+is+too+much+of+a+temptation+to+the+editor%22&pg=PAx#v=onepage to How to Write Short Stories (1924)

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