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He couldn't do much, for as the side of the boat fell over us we were equally
helpless. Then, I don't know why, for three or four minutes the boat held keel
downwards, and we were able to hold on and rest. I thought the danger was past.
It was a ...
She is stout, growing stouter all the time, to her dismay, but she cannot resist food
, and she devours cream and potatoes and bread with gusto. # Singapore: Opium
Dream. I saw a road lined on each side with tall poplars, the sort of road that ...
At one side was a closed aperture which led to a space in which the grain was
kept. Going through a small door at the side you came into another courtyard; at
the back of this were the women's apartments and on the sides the kitchen 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