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But he must have the power to make himself heard: the poor must endure in
silence, # The moral ideas of the present day are so ingrained that the
philosopher only feels perfectly sure of himself when his conclusions bring him in
upon and, idea upon idea, till one cannot make head or tail of the meaning; and
the sentence at last tails off obscurely, unfinished, incomplete and ungrammatical
. On occasion, however, these tremendous sentences are managed with ...
Intuition will tell a man to commit a murder in one age and in another will cause
him to revolt from the idea. The judgments which seem to come from no
discernible source can very simply be shown to arise from the teaching of
childhood and ...
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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