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Though short he was handsome, with finely cut features and curly hair; he had
pale blue eyes and a wistful expression. He looked as one imagines a poet
should look. As an old man, after a life of complete indolence, bald and
He owes his originality to an idiosyncrasy, not of course peculiar to himself, that
had never before found expression on the stage. The English, whatever they
were in the Elizabethan era, are not an amorous race. Love with them is more ...
They are old and empty ideas, but his practised hand can turn out an acceptable
piece. He goes down to luncheon or goes to bed with the assurance that he has
done a good day's work. Every production of an artist should be the expression ...
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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