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You feel the man in his phrases, not the mean, querulous, disagreeable man that
he appeared to the world that knew him, but the man within of his own ideal
vision. (And the man within us is as true in reality as the man, pitiful and halting, ...
When once I happened to do a friend a good turn (for what reasons, since I knew
that all our actions were purely selfish, I did not stop to think) and wanting to show
his gratitude (which of course he had no business to feel, for my apparent ...
He talked to me of Italy and Greece, neither of which in point of fact he knew, but
he fired my young imagination and I began to learn Italian. I accepted everything
he told me with the fervour of the proselyte. I should not blame him because he ...
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One of my favourite bedside books of all time. I wore my first copy into pieces from overuse. I don't know of another book quite like it. Read full review
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This is one of the best books I read for providing a philosophical view of life. It is a book I intend to read again. Read full review