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Her husband wanted it too, and that seemed to weigh with her. The operation
appeared to go very well and Dr. C's face beamed when he extracted the baby.
This morning I was in the ward and asked one of the nurses how she was getting
Then to get out of that little circle seemed a task impossible, and all power of flight
seemed to abandon me. It was a scene so ordered and arranged that it made me
feel that my life cast amid such surroundings could never escape its thraldom.
He seemed fearfully on edge. Sitting down and talking incessantly, he took hold
of a cigarette box and played with it restlessly, locking and unlocking it, opening
and shutting it, turning it round and round. His speech was rapid and emphatic; ...
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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