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She had something of the florid colouring of Helena Fourment, the second wife of
Rubens, that blonde radiancy, with eyes blue as the sea at midsummer and hair
like corn under the August sun, but a greater delicacy withal. And she hadn't ...
He was more than a little drunk. Savinkov looked at him with a grave face, but
with smiling eyes. “In your heart, my brother,” he answered. The peasant said
nothing for a time as the answer sank into his fuddled brain. “Then what shall I do
She had a long face, smooth and unlined, and her great eyes were fixed upon
the image over the altar. There was an infinite pathos in her posture, that of a
suppliant, helpless and defenceless, who sought aid in her confused distress.
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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