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It is well that authors, at least, should think that books really mean something, and
that their influence is salutary, in which case they must be defended, or harmful,
in which case they must be attacked. Books can't matter much if their authors ...
I've had a lot of Shikaris who were first-rate fellers, I mean you could trust them as
much as if they were English, first-rate sportsmen, keen as mustard, I mean,
except for their colour pukka white men. I'm not exaggeratin', you know. It's a fact.
We use the word constantly, and it must be presumed that we mean something
by it. Christianity has accepted it as an article of faith that the soul is a simple
spiritual substance created by God and immortal. One may not believe that and
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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