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William Somerset Maugham. less partial , for naturally I have seen men through
my own idiosyncrasies . A buoyant , optimistic , healthy and sentimental person
would have seen the same people quite differently . I can only claim to have seen
A good actor , bringing to a part his own talent , often gives it a value that the
layman on reading the play had not seen in it , but at the utmost he can do no
more than reach the ideal that the author has seen in his mind's eye . He has to
be an ...
I had seen them pitifully writing their own plays over and over again without an
inkling that the times had changed ; I had seen others desperately attempting to
capture the modern spirit and dismayed when their [ 154 ] THE SUMMING UP.
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