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All interpretation, all attempts to say what such a sequence means, are left to us.
Maugham merely records the sequence. In his life and in his writing, Maugham
appears to have found a tone which was a perfect disguise, which kept the world
It is the perfect audience. After each act the director reads out the remarks he has
jotted down. There is a row with the electrician who, with nothing to do but attend
to his switches, has turned on the wrong ones; and the author is indignant with ...
It is a perfect theory; it has but one defect; it is unbelievable. When I cherished the
ambition of writing a book on these matters, thinking I must start at the beginning,
I studied epistemology. I found none of the theories that I examined very ...
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