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The man was a bachelor, and the Governor advised him to find a nice girl in
England and marry her, and she would keep him straight. At the end of his leave
he came back married and a reformed character. He never touched a drop of
Edmond had married one of the women who frequented the cafe and Pasquier,
outraged at the mesalliance, had turned them out of the house, but he was not
one to let honour conflict with interest, and since Edmond was useful to him, ...
Later in the day one of them went to see the widow and asked her to marry him.
She was surprised, but after thinking it over for a little consented; but she felt it
wouldn't be right to marry him before the year's mourning was out, so she
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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