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Then perhaps one places all one's love, all one's faculty of expansion on one
person, making, as it were, a final effort to join one's soul to his; with all one's
might one draws him to one trying to know him and be known by him right down
to the ...
But what is the soul? From Plato onwards many answers have been given to this
question, and most of them are but modifications of his conjectures. We use the
word constantly, and it must be presumed that we mean something by it.
Is it not strange that a bit of money in the bank and a taste of fame should give
them greatness of soul? Contrariwise I have known men who were decent and
honourable, in illness or penury become lying, deceitful, querulous 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