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Opposite, in convenient propinquity, stood the village church and the village
public-house. # The sky was slate grey, and so drab and melancholy was its
colour that it seemed a work of man. It was a colour of infinite Sorrow. # St.
When he is sailing his ketch he wears very old and ragged ducks and a singlet,
but when he goes ashore he puts on yellow boots, a pair of grey trousers, and a
white coat, a stengah shifter, which he leaves unbuttoned, a starched collar no ...
grey curly hair and a stoop. She wears a torn white skirt and a not very clean
white blouse. When I went into their house a dozen native girls of just under
fifteen, buxom and nimble, were seated on the floor taking a sewing lesson.
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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