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With regard to the end of human existence compare that old objection of the
Aristotelians to the Copernican system. What use, they asked, could be the
immeasurable space between the outermost planets and the fixed stars? # That
which is ...
Racine found it possible to express all the variety of human passion within the
iron convention of the Alexandrine, and Dostoievsky with the material of
melodrama has created an enduring work of art. But he is a master hard to follow,
and the ...
For a while I was attracted to the Hindu conception of that mysterious neuter
which is existence, knowledge and bliss, without beginning, without end, and I
should be more inclined to believe in that than in any other God that human
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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