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There is a general feeling that if England submits to another rebuff from France
the Government will be overthrown. The anxiety, the dread of war are great, and
there is a general consensus of opinion that though it may be delayed, such is
Today reasons are hardly necessary to refute Christianity; there is a feeling in the
air against it, and since religion is itself a feeling, feeling is the instrument to cope
with it. One man has faith and the other hasn't; and there perhaps is the end of ...
... is as God made him—and will admit with complacency that they are besotted
and ignorant, incoherent of purpose and vacillating in action; but in that complex
feeling which is the patriotism one knows in other countries, they seem deficient.
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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