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Many are forced by the situation in which they were born and the necessity of
earning a living to keep to a straight and narrow road in which there is no
possibility of turning to the right or to the left. Upon these the pattern is imposed.
Life itself ...
... such leisure as this occupation affords him. This course, indeed, was forced
upon him very generally in the past, when the author, however distinguished and
popular, could not earn enough money by writing to keep body and soul together.
This sort of story, one of about twelve thousand words, gave me ample room to
develop my theme, but forced upon me a concision that my practice as a
dramatist had made grateful to me. It was unlucky for me that I set about writing
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