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Once when she was lying in bed, I suppose after a haemorrhage, and knew she
could not live much longer, the thought came to her that her sons when they grew
up would not know what she was like when she died, so she called her maid, ...
I owe to a young man who came to live with the same family in Heidelberg as I
was living with. I will call him Brown. He was then twenty-six. After leaving
Cambridge he was called to the bar, but he had a little money, enough to live on
in those ...
It is unnatural for the artist to live in a semi-detached villa and eat cottage pie
cooked by a maid of all work. It shows, not disinterestedness, but an arid, petty
soul. For of course to the artist the luxury with which he likes to surround himself
is but ...
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