William Ernest Henley Quote: “To be a good Briton, a…”

To be a good Briton, a man must trade profitably, marry respectably, live cleanly, avoid excess, revere the established order, and wear his heart in his breeches pocket or anywhere but on his sleeve.

William Ernest Henley

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Name: William Ernest Henley
Profession: Poet
Nationality: English
Birthday: August 23, 1849
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