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So he got his five shillings and took his donah out. # Three women were charged
at the police court. They were whores. Two were strong and healthy, but the third
was dying of consumption. The first two had money and paid their fines, but the ...
Then he took her pet dog to a vet's to have it painlessly destroyed, for he couldn't
bear to kill it himself. He went to a police station and gave himself up. # T. He was
a tall man, thin without being cadaverous, and he walked with a slight stoop.
He was put in a separate cell so that he should not contaminate the other
prisoners by his conversation, but, though not forced to work, he asked to do so,
and made carpets in the workroom with the others. He took his imprisonment very
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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