I would suggest looking up accounts of Malcolm Forbes's 80th-birthday party
in Morocco, to which he flew guests by jet. The total cost was greater than
the combined lifetime earnings of everyone who has ever posted on this list.
No real difference between Forbes & the Dempsey described on this list.
From: T. S. Eliot Discussion forum. [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf
Of David Boyd
Sent: Monday, September 30, 2013 12:19 PM
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Subject: Re: Off-Topic: Short Social Comment
Enjoyed the article, even though the subject of it and most of the other
members of the cast were 'beyond my ken' - 'distracted from distraction by
distraction' comes readily to mind.......
Just a tangential and possibly pedantic aside - in line 10, was it supposed
to be 'envious' or 'enviable' ?
But no matter - still enjoyed it!
On 30 September 2013 18:01, Eugene Schlanger <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
I am not sure this is of interest: a short social comment that I
have written about the "celebrated" public life:
No explicit reference to Eliot--that I endeavor to do in as many of
my writings as possible, even in corporate America; you of course would not
be surprised how far Eliot's words reach, or should I say Eliot's