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One great difference between the persons of real life and the persons of fiction is
that the persons of real life are creatures of impulse. It has been said that
metaphysics is the finding of bad reasons for what we believe upon instinct; and it
If he lets you wander from the main point it is very likely that he will never
recapture your attention. It is a psychological trait in human nature that interest is
established in the persons whom the playwright introduces at the beginning of
his play ...
I took a larger number of persons than I had ever sought to cope with before and
devised four or five independent stories. They were attached to one another by a
very thin thread, an elderly woman who knew at least one person in each group.
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