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But now I can afford to put it off no longer. In youth the years stretch before one so
long that it is hard to realize that they will ever pass, and even in middle age, with
the ordinary expectation of life in these days, it is easy to find excuses for ...
Fisher Unwin pressed me to write another much longer book about the slums. He
told me that was what the public wanted from me and prophesied that it would
have, now that I had broken the ice, a far greater success than Liza of Lambeth.
and they are no longer at home with him. They may look upon him with envy or
with admiration, but no longer as one of themselves. The new world into which
his success has brought him excites his imagination and he writes about it; but he
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