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... perhaps a native lack of precision in thought, perhaps a na´ve delight in fine
words for their own sake, an innate eccentricity and love of embroidery, I do not
know; but the fact remains that ever since, English prose has had to struggle
Perhaps it was a natural sense of tidiness that engaged me, when still so young,
to design a pattern for my life; perhaps it was due to something I discovered in
myself about which I shall have a little to say later. The defect of such an ...
... and so certain themes that dramatists favoured have now fallen into desuetude
. We are less revengeful than we were and now a play devoted to revenge would
be scarcely plausible. Perhaps because our passions are less strong, perhaps ...
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