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3C I do not know whether it was a subconscious feeling that this sort of writing
was contrary to my bent or a naturally methodical cast of mind that led me then to
turn my attention to the writers of the Augustan Period. The prose of Swift ...
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 ...
The writer does not copy his originals; he takes what he wants from them, a few
traits that have caught his attention, a turn of mind that has fired his imagination,
and therefrom constructs his character. He is not concerned whether it is a truthful
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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