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His soul was like a prisoner in a tower who saw through the narrow windows of
his cell the green grass and the growing trees of the free world, yet remained
perforce within those dank cold walls in perpetual gloom. # Softly the green trees
There are stores and office buildings along the beach and a long line of old trees,
with heavy green foliage, and here and there, making the green more vivid, the
rich scarlet of the flamboyant. The buildings, the post office, the offices of the ...
The tiare is the national flower of Tahiti, a little star-shaped white flower which
grows on a bush of rich green leaves, and it has a peculiarly sweet and sensual
perfume. It is used for making wreaths, for putting in the hair and behind the ear, ...
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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