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They had parents in India— that much Octavian had learned in the
neighbourhood; the children, beyond grouping themselves garmentwise into
sexes, a girl and two boys, carried their life-story no further on his behoof. And
now it seemed he ...
"I'm very sorry I did," said Octavian, and if there is a standard of measurement in
truths Octavian's statement was assuredly a large nine. "We shall be very sorry
when we've killed Olivia," said the girL "but we can't be sorry till we've done it.
Octavian agreed to both suggestions. "For a long, long time?" "For half an hour,"
said Octavian. There was an anxious ring in his voice as he named the time-limit;
was there not the precedent of a German king who did open-air penance for ...
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Saki is one of those authors (like most, I believe) who are better taken in moderation. The Complete Works become wearing, though not entirely devoid of charm. One becomes steadily more aware of his ... Read full review
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There was a time when I thought this was pretty cool. Now that I'm older it dawns on me that HH Munro must have hated the human race. His stories are funny in the sense that you get an occasional ... Read full review
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