The essayist Jerome K. Jerome died at the age of 68. Here is all you want to know and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
English comedic writer best known for his travelogue Three Men in a Boat. He also wrote the collections of essays Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow and Second Thoughts of an Idle Fellow.
He began working at the age of fifteen and collected coal by the railways for four years before becoming an actor.
He volunteered as an ambulance driver for the French Army during World War I.
How did Jerome K. Jerome die?
Jerome suffered a paralytic stroke and a cerebral haemorrhage in June 1927, on a motoring tour from Devon to London via Cheltenham and Northampton. He lay in Northampton General Hospital for two weeks before dying on 14 June.
"Nothing is more beautiful than the love that has weathered the storms of life. The love of the young for the young, that is the beginning of life. But the love of the old for the old, that is the beginning of things longer."Jerome K. Jerome
"One we discover how to appreciate the timeless values in our daily experiences, we can enjoy the best things in life."Jerome K. Jerome
"If you are foolish enough to be contented, don't show it, but grumble with the rest."Jerome K. Jerome
"Time is but the shadow of the world upon the background of Eternity."Jerome K. Jerome
"Idleness, like kisses, to be sweet must be stolen."Jerome K. Jerome