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It is used for making wreaths, for putting in the hair and behind the ear, and when
placed in the black hair of native women it shines with a dazzling brightness.
Johnny. At first glance no one would suspect that he had native blood in him.
She is a dark woman, wizened, with grey curly hair and a stoop. She wears a torn
white skirt and a not very clean white blouse. When I went into their house a
dozen native girls of just under fifteen, buxom and nimble, were seated on the
A military man, an ex-Dragoon, very gentlemanly and good form. He is
tuberculous and spends his time in pensions on the Riviera or wandering about
the Near East. He is tall and thin with sharp features and thinnish hair plastered
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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