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Frank Burgess

Data de nascimento: 30. Janeiro 1866
Data de falecimento: 18. Setembro 1951

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Frank Gelett Burgess foi um humorista e poeta norte americano.

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„A woman and a mouse, they carry a tale wherever they go.“

— Gelett Burgess
Gelett Burgess, The Maxims of Methuselah (1907).

„To appreciate nonsense requires a serious interest in life.“

— Gelett Burgess
From the essay [http://books.google.com/books?id=y-MhAAAAMAAJ&q="To+appreciate+nonsense+requires+a+serious+interest+in+life"&pg=PA64#v=onepage The Sense of Humor] first published in The Romance of the Commonplace (1902).

„there are no roads in all Bohemia!“

— Gelett Burgess
From the essay [http://archive.org/stream/romanceofcommonp00burgiala#page/128/mode/2up Where is Bohemia?] in The Romance of the Commonplace (1902).

„Ah, yes, I wrote the "Purple Cow"—
I'm Sorry, now, I wrote it;
But I can tell you Anyhow
I'll Kill you if you Quote it!“

— Gelett Burgess
Poem Confession: and a Portrait Too, Upon a Background that I Rue (1897) Reacting to the many parodies of his poem.