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That settled that. It was finally decided that I should become a doctor. The
medical profession did not interest me, but it gave me the chance of living in
London and so gaining the experience of life that I hankered after. I entered St.
The screen gave that artificiality which verse had once given to drama so that a
different standard of verisimilitude was set and improbability was acceptable if
only it gave rise to situation. It gave the opportunity for all manner of novel, ...
And though I modified this extravagance later by including the beautiful life
among the works of art that alone gave a meaning to life, it was still beauty that I
valued. All these notions I have long since abandoned. In the first place I
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