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He had read a great deal, though not very carefully, it appears, and his
conversation was extremely intelligent. He had a prodigious memory, a keen
sense of humour, and malice. He had known Swinburne intimately and could talk
about him ...
I do not know a better training for a writer than to spend some years in the
medical profession. I suppose that you can learn a good deal about human
nature in a solicitor's office; but there on the whole you have to deal with men in
full control of ...
Since the Stage Society was at that time the only organization of its kind, its
productions attracted a good deal of attention and my play was treated by the
critics asseriously as though it had been put on for a run in an important theatre.
The old ...
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This is one of the best books I read for providing a philosophical view of life. It is a book I intend to read again. Read full review