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He talked to me of Italy and Greece, neither of which in point of fact he knew, but
he fired my young imagination and I began to learn Italian. I accepted everything
he told me with the fervour of the proselyte. I should not blame him because he ...
My lack of imagination (for imagination grows by exercise and contrary to
common belief is more powerful in the mature than in the young) obliged me to
set down quite straightforwardly what I had seen with my own eyes and heard
with my ...
Most people have little imagination and they do not suffer from circumstances that
to the imaginative would be unbearable. The lack of privacy, to take an instance,
in which the very poor live seems frightful to us who value it; but it does not ...
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