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For French is the common language of educated men and it is certainly
convenient to speak it well enough to be able to treat of any subject of discourse
that may arise. It has a great literature; other countries, with the exception of
I thought then that in The Sacred Flame I would try to make my characters speak
not the words they would actually have spoken, but in a more formal manner,
using the phrases they would have used if they had been able to prepare them ...
Unless I misunderstand him Bertrand Russell has expressed in his modern
fashion an idea not very dissimilar when he speaks of a neutral stuff which is the
raw material of the mental and physical worlds. Trying to form for myself some
sort of ...
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