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There was a period when the stage was the doorway to romance and everyone
connected with it seemed exciting and mysterious . In the civilized world of the
eighteenth century the actors gave life a touch of fantasy . Their disorderly
They complained that there was not enough action and Miss Mary Moore , then a
popular actress , suggested that I should insert a burglary to make it more
exciting . I began to think that I should never be able to write a piece that a
leading lady ...
The feat is exciting enough to make it worth his while to risk a tumble . I was much
disconcerted by the claim that I found here and there advanced that philosophy
was the province of the higher mathematicians ; and though it seemed hard to ...
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One of my favourite bedside books of all time. I wore my first copy into pieces from overuse. I don't know of another book quite like it. Read full review
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This is one of the best books I read for providing a philosophical view of life. It is a book I intend to read again. Read full review