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They walk with long steps, with ease and dignity, slowly; and when they meet you
on the road they call out a greeting, and their faces light up with smiles. They are
quick laughers. Most of the children and boys have yaws, disfiguring sores, like ...
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 ...
People walk about, the few you see, quietly, as though they were afraid to
awaken the echo. No voice is raised. The children play without noise. Now and
again you catch a sweet whiff of nutmeg. In the shops, all selling the same things,
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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