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In England writers sometimes send their unpublished works to fellow craftsmen
for criticism, by which they mean praise, for rash is the author who makes any
serious objections to another's manuscript; he will only offend, and his criticism
Our conduct toward our fellow-men is determined by the principle of self-
preservation. The individual acts toward his fellows in such and such a manner
so as to obtain advantages which otherwise he could not get or to avoid evils
which they ...
Now, with a waiter in a restaurant who might be seen by his fellows, this would
not have been astonishing, but here we were by ourselves in my room and no
one could have known that the boots—member of a race born with an itching ...
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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