Wednesday, 17 March 2010

Literary Quiz

Who said of whom?

(a) "___ is the only person who can talk to all sorts of people, on all sorts of subjects, without caring a farthing for their understanding one word he says."

(b) "... but now he has occasional flashes of silence."

(c) "He talks in a manner very peculiar ... a sort of thinking aloud, a perpetual purring of satisfaction."

(d) "She had, when she was angry, a tongue like a cat's, which would take the skin off at a touch."

(e) "He has a rage for saying something when there's nothing to be said."

(f) "He knew the precise psychological moment when to say nothing."

I will post the answers in the comment box in seven days. If you think you already know the answers, or just fancy a guess please feel free to have a go and post below.