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I thought it was because we were all clinging to the side of the boat, and I tried to
get some of the crew to go round to the other side; I thought that if half of us
remained on one side while half went over to the other, we could keep the boat ...
He couldn't do much, for as the side of the boat fell over us we were equally
helpless. Then, I don't know why, for three or four minutes the boat held keel
downwards, and we were able to hold on and rest. I thought the danger was past.
It was a ...
It was arranged that we should be received by the Sultan in his audience
chamber at ten, and as we walked along we saw him and his suite coming out of
the place where he lives, which is above and at the side of the audience chamber
, 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