Thursday, November 12, 2015

To say the least …

… The Talented Mr. Huxley | Humanities. (Hat tip, Dave Lull.)

His voice, preserved in recordings easily sampled online, was also part of his charm. Huxley spoke like Laurence Olivier—with exacting British diction and an unerring verbal accuracy that few people, then or now, possess in casual conversation. He talked in silver sentences, treating conversation as a form of theater, or even literature.
Here is such sample:

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