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The usual result of a man's cohabitation with a woman, however sanctioned by
society, is to make him a little more petty, a little meaner than he would otherwise
have been. # Man's ideal of a woman is still the princess in the fairytale who ...
No woman is worth more than a fiver unless you're in love with her. Then she's
worth all she costs you. I904 Paris. She had something of the florid colouring of
Helena Fourment, the second wife of Rubens, that blonde radiancy, with eyes
She still had a fine figure and a noble carriage, and if you were walking behind
her you might have taken her for a young woman. She told me she was sixty-six.
Her eyes, which they say were so beautiful, were much smaller than one would ...
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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