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“It gave me quite a turn,” he said when he told me. # I had just come from London.
I went into the dining-room and there I saw my old aunt sitting at her table and at
work. The lamp was lit. I went up to her and touched her on the shoulder; she ...
... religious instinct, who in former days would have taken orders, now that the
Church is a profession little in favour, gave all or part of their time to writing; and
for another, writers seek constantly after change, they are a volatile, inconstant
Now the matter was no business of Savinkov's, who had had nothing to do with
the sentence and who had not the prerogative of mercy; Kerensky gave him the
telegram in order to rid himself of a responsibility he dreaded. Savinkov finished:
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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