Friday, March 25, 2011

Quotations from “The Drunkard”
Frank O’Connor
1903-1966 Irish

Mr. Dooley was an intellectual, and, like all intellectuals the thing he loved best was conversation...
Frank O’Connor, “The Drunkard”

It was with something like genuine pleasure that he saw his old friend lowered into the grave; with the sense of having performed a duty and the pleasant awareness that however much he would miss poor Mr. Dooley in the long summer evenings, it was he and not poor Mr. Dooley who would do the missing.
Frank O’Connor, “The Drunkard”

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