Dorothy Parker, caption written for Vogue, 1916. (Cf. Hamlet, Act II, sc. ii: "Brevity is the soul of wit.") Quoted in Alexander Woollcott, While Rome Burns (1934), p. 146.
Tags: Brevity, lingerie, soul
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