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A schooner of seventy tons, with paraffin auxiliary; she does, when there is no
head wind, between four and five knots; she is a bedraggled craft, painted white
long ago and now dirty, dingy and mottled. She was built for shallow waters and ...
They come in batches to a large tank, each provided with his pail, and at the word
of command sluice themselves four times, rub themselves down, and then again
at the word of command sluice themselves four times more. Then they hurriedly ...
It is graceless. # Since he was a philosopher by profession I asked him to explain
something that I had never been able to understand. I asked him whether the
statement that two and two make four means anything. I couldn't see that four was
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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