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The walls were of unstained wood and on them hung photogravures of Academy
pictures, Dyak shields, parangs and huge straw hats with a symmetrical
decoration in gay colours. Long cane chairs. Pieces of Brunei brass ware.
Orchids in a ...
When we got to the Dyak long-house on the other side where we were to spend
the night, although we were caked with mud from top to toe, and were in the habit
of having a swim three or four times a day, we couldn't bring ourselves to go into
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A compilation of notes kept over his lifetime and published just before Maugham's death. Though there were some pearls of wisdom and insightful comments on writing it was his commentary on daily life ... Read full review