Monday, January 25, 2010


Like all young artists nowadays, he had always held before him as the goal of his ambition the invention of some new comic animal for the motion pictures. What he burned to do, as Velasquez would have burned to do if he had lived today, was to think of another Mickey Mouse and then give up work and watch the money roll in.
(from 'Buried Treasure' in Lord Emsworth and Others)

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