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its rich pattern of gold , but of a curtain material designed by Burne - Jones and
reproduced by Morris . I do not know whether it was a subconscious feeling that
this sort of writing was contrary to my bent or a naturally methodical cast of mind ...
I tried to get a pattern into my sentences , but did not see that the pattern was
evident . I took care how I placed my words , but did not reflect that an order that
was natural at the beginning of the eighteenth century was most unnatural at the
The pattern is predetermined . It is only the artist , and maybe the criminal , who
can make his own . Perhaps it was a natural sense of tidiness that engaged me ,
when still so young , to design a pattern for my life ; perhaps it was due to ...
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