Picture of E. B. White, author of Stuart Little and Charlotte's Web (also E.B. White, EB White); essayist, poet, and novelist; twentieth century American Literature
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E. B. White On Writing
On this day in 1985 E. B. White died at the age of eighty-six. White said near the end that, though he tried to keep writing, "I wish instead I were doing what my dog is doing at this moment, rolling in something ripe he has found on the beach in order to take on its smell. His is such an easy, simple way to increase one's stature and enlarge one's personality."

 

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