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But this sort of obscurity merges very easily into the wilful. Some writers who do
not ... It is very easy to persuade oneself that a phrase that one does not quite
understand may mean a great deal more than one realizes. From this there is
only a ...
beauty than that of Greece or Southern Italy; nor was it their ramshackle, slightly
adventurous, easy life; what excited me was to meet one person after another
who was new to me. I was like a naturalist who comes into a country where the ...
I think authors are unwise who do not read criticisms. It is salutary to train oneself
to be no more affected by censure than by praise; for of course it is easy to shrug
one's shoulders when one finds oneself described as a genius, but not so easy ...
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