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He was completely devoid of will-power. He was sentimental and vain. Though
short he was handsome, with finely cut features and curly hair; he had pale blue
eyes and a wistful expression. He looked as one imagines a poet should look.
The author must curb his natural desire to get the full value out of a scene or to let
his characters display themselves in ample expression. Indications are enough.
They will be seized. His dialogue must be a sort of spoken shorthand. He must ...
He owes his originality to an idiosyncrasy, not of course peculiar to himself, that
had never before found expression on the stage. The English, whatever they
were in the Elizabethan era, are not an amorous race. Love with them is more ...
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One of my favourite bedside books of all time. I wore my first copy into pieces from overuse. I don't know of another book quite like it. Read full review
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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