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A lady went round giving them hot soup. Presently she came to a man who had
been shot through the gullet and the lungs; she was just about to give him soup
when the doctor in charge told her that if she did she would drown him. “What do
It is a broad causeway along which you can walk all round the island, but it is so
rough and uneven that it tears your feet to pieces. In the pools fish dart about and
now and then an eel raises a vicious head. Lobster-catching: you go along the ...
He walked round to show himself and then with precaution took it out. He lightly
rubbed the places where the skewer had gone in and come out and not only was
there no blood, but there was no wound. Another came forward, took another ...
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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