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In England writers sometimes send their unpublished works to fellow craftsmen
for criticism, by which they mean praise, for rash is the author who makes any
serious objections to another's manuscript; he will only offend, and his criticism
Our conduct toward our fellow-men is determined by the principle of self-
preservation. The individual acts toward his fellows in such and such a manner
so as to obtain advantages which otherwise he could not get or to avoid evils
which they ...
Two young fellows were working on a tea plantation in the hills and the mail had
to be fetched from a good way off so that they only got it at rather long intervals.
One of the young fellows, let us call him A., used to get a lot of letters by every ...
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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