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One idea suggests another ; it is very pleasant to pursue it , even though it is not
directly concerned with the subject . The inclination to digress is human . But the
dramatist must avoid it even more strenuously than the saint must avoid sin , for ...
It seems to me that if the writing of this first novel did not finally repress into my
subconscious the unhappy memories with which it was concerned it is because
the writer is not finally disembarrassed of his subject till his work is published .
He is not concerned whether it is a truthful likeness ; he is concerned only to
create a plausible harmony convenient for his own purposes . So different may
be the finished product from the original that it must be a common experience of ...
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