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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
He can be perfectly sincere in his creative emotion and yet there is someone else
within him who is capable of cocking a ... that enables him, like the gods, to
create human beings prevents him from achieving perfect truth in their creation.
... favoured lands in which the earth produces her plenty without excessive labour
, where the pleasures and pains of the individual are those incidental to the
human race, it has seemed to me that there the perfect life was perfectly realized.
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