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Savinkov. Before the revolution he was the leader of the terrorists. He planned
and executed the assassinations of Plehve and of the Grand Duke Sergius.
Hunted by the police, he lived for two years under a British passport. He was at
last run ...
So life, lived variously and largely, becomes a work of art only when brought to its
beautiful conclusion and is reduced to nothingness in the moment when it arrives
at perfection. o # Savinkov was sitting in a tavern drinking a cup of tea when a ...
way in which Savinkov told the story showed that here he recognised with
rejoicing a man of a spirit equal to his own. Another anecdote. He was returning
from the front with Kerensky, and at the station, on their arrival at Petrograd, a
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A compilation of notes kept over his lifetime and published just before Maugham's death. Though there were some pearls of wisdom and insightful comments on writing it was his commentary on daily life ... Read full review