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The drama pictures the manners and customs of the day, and in its turn affects
them, and as these change minor changes follow both in the trappings of a play
and in its themes. The invention of the telephone, for instance, has made many ...
I cannot but think that he was a better master to follow than the English novelists
who at that time influenced the young. In Liza of Lambeth I described without
addition or exaggeration the people I had met in [ 163 ] THE SUMMING UP.
I abandoned the idea and all I have to show for my efforts now are the few
desultory notes that follow. I claim no originality for them, or even for the words in
which I have put them. I am like a tramp who has rigged himself up as best 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