Marthe Troly-Curtin





Marthe Troly-Curtin

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Marthe Troly-Curtin is best remembered as the author of the Phrynette novels, the first one of which, in an advertisement in Lippincott's Monthly Magazine, was described as "The Most Talked-About Book in London Today" in June 1911.

Troly-Curtin's novel Phrynette Married (1912) is the earliest certain source of the popular quote "time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time."


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Phrynette
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Phrynette and London
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Phrynette Married
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“Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.”
Marthe Troly-Curtin, Phrynette Married

“… Your father, for instance, don’t you think he would have done three times as much work if it had not been for your—what shall I say—’bringing up’?”
“He liked it—time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.”
“Oh, but it was in his case—wasted for him and for many lovers of art.”
Marthe Troly-Curtin, Phrynette Married



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