Work is the curse of the drinking classes!
Our Oscar Wilde Work Quote is a two palette modern cross-stitch pattern that will surely bring a smile to the face of anyone partial to a tipple. A clever twist on the original saying, this humorous play on words is equally true! Having to become a responsible working adult has cut short many a drinking career!
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Chart width: 140 stitch; Chart height: 200 stitch
Finished size 10 inch x14.3 inch (25.4cm x 36.3cm)
14 count, full stitch, three colour ways
Oscar Wilde Work quote cross stitch pattern is one of a series of Irish proverbs and quotes that feature within our Wit & Wisdom category.
Oscar Fingal O’Flahertie Wills Wilde Irish wit, poet, and dramatist was born in Dublin, Ireland in 1854. He became one of the world’s most prolific writers, dabbling in everything from poetry to plays, essays to fiction. Whatever the channel, his wit shone brightly and his writings are still very much applauded today.
His first successful play, Lady Windermere’s Fan, opened in February 1892. He produced a string of extremely popular comedies including A Woman of No Importance (1893), An Ideal Husband (1895), and The Importance of Being Earnest (1895). These plays were all highly acclaimed and firmly established Oscar as a playwright.