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He had known Swinburne intimately and could talk about him in an entrancing
fashion, but he could also talk of Shelley, whom after all he could not possibly
have known, as if he had been a bosom-friend. For many years he had been ...
I have known crooks who were capable of self-sacrifice, sneak-thieves who were
sweet-natured and harlots for whom it was a point of honour to give good value
for money. The only explanation I can offer is that so instinctive is each one's ...
It is the difficulty of directing the interest that makes it so hard to write the plays
that are known as plays of atmosphere. The best known of them, of course, are
Chekov's. Since the interest is not concentrated on two or three persons, but on a
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