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Presently you come to the entrance of the harbour. The ship steams slowly in and
docks. It is a great landlocked harbour big enough to hold a fleet of battleships,
and all round it rise, high and steep, the green hills. Near the entrance, getting ...
When van H. asked him what had made him say the exact things that had made
the servant come to Batavia and take a place with him, the answer was: “There is
a knowledge that comes from the head and there is a knowledge that comes ...
In England that mother, if she had come to the station to see her son off at all,
would have kissed him lightly when the gates were opened and said: “Well, good
-bye, old boy. Be good,” and with a smile and a wave of the hand walked away.
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A compilation of notes kept over his lifetime and published just before Maugham's death. Though there were some pearls of wisdom and insightful comments on writing it was his commentary on daily life ... Read full review