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friendly bungalows inhabited by residents, and farther still, straggling, a native
village. When you turn to the right from the hotel, you pass more stores,
Government buildings, the English club, and then you come to another native
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.
I went to Murea in a little open boat crowded with natives and Chinese. The
skipper was a fair, red-faced native with blue eyes, tall and stout; he spoke a little
English and perhaps his father was an English sailor. As soon as we got out of
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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