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The usual result of a man's cohabitation with a woman, however sanctioned by
society, is to make him a little more petty, a little meaner than he would otherwise
have been. # Man's ideal of a woman is still the princess in the fairytale who ...
No woman is worth more than a fiver unless you're in love with her. Then she's
worth all she costs you. 1904 Paris. She had something of the florid colouring of
Helena Fourment, the second wife of Rubens, that blonde radiancy, with eyes
For centuries satirists have been holding up to ridicule the ageing woman who
pursues a reluctant youth; the ageing woman continues indefatigably to pursue
the reluctant youth. # She is not a stupid woman; indeed, she is a clever one.
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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