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Still , there is nothing odd in Maugham's insistence on writing as exorcism , since
the exorcism , at least once , worked well enough for him . It didn't defeat the
ghosts for good , but it kept them quiet for a long spell . What is odd , in the light of
It is very hard to discover the exact point where the idiom one has formed to
express oneself has lost its tang . As Dr Johnson said : ' He that has once
studiously formed a style , rarely writes afterwards with complete ease . '
Admirably as I think ...
To do so is now more than ever necessary , for audiences are at once quicker -
witted and more impatient than ever before in the history of the theatre . Plays
have been written in such and such a way be . cause they satisfied audiences .
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