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They are always a difficult class to deal with in the matter of presents. The trouble
is that one never catches them really young enough. By the time one has
educated them to an appreciation of the fact that one does not wear red woollen ...
... or sensitive, quick-tempered or good-natured, Mrs. Pentherby managed to
achieve the same effect. She exposed little weaknesses, she prodded sore
places, she snubbed enthusiasms, she was generally right in a matter of
argument, or, ...
"And the other matter of which you spoke?" questioned Moung Thwa, "the matter
of an opposite nature." "The other matter," said Moung Ka, "is that the British
Government has decided on the partition of Britain. Where there has been one ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - elucubrare - LibraryThing
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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jameshold - LibraryThing
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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