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'He is dressed up, ain't he?" says I. 'Dressed! Dressed to death and kill the
fashion, I call it!" says she. 'And you can see his clothes ain't borrowed; they fits
him so nice,' says I. ''Tain't everyone 'as a suit of dress-clothes, is it?' says she.
He is dressed without affectation, but well; his clothes hang on him loosely, but
are well cut. He is a cavalryman and you can imagine that in uniform he must be
a striking figure. He speaks with a singular drawl, in a rather humorous fashion.
He is badly and untidily dressed. He plays the piano well and is fond of . classical
music. Whenever he is out of temper he soothes himself by playing. He gives you
the impression of being a country boy of rather humble origin who by his ...
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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