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There were many years in which I never kept notes at all. They do not pretend to
be a journal; I never wrote anything about my meetings with interesting or famous
people. I am sorry that I didn't. It would doubtless have made the following ...
Nowadays in looking for an epithet the conscientious writer searches (generally
in vain l) for one which shall put the thing to be described in a new light,
disclosing some characteristic which has never before been revealed; but
Jeremy Taylor ...
Turgenev never wrote a scene that remains in the memory as that in which
Bishop Proudie kneels at the bedside of his dead wife and prays God that he may
not be thankful for her death. This shows very poor judgment. It is true that
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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