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ment. Some were as generous in their estimate as an income-tax assessor,
others applied a species of higher criticism to the submerged treasure chests,
and debased their contents to the currency of goblin gold. Of the former school
was Lulu, ...
The inscription on the name of the Foreign Office horse is an allusion to Lord
Lansdowne 's reputed facility in the French language. ment one has to be
provided for emergencies. Now, for 820 THE COMPLETE WORKS OF SAKI.
ment one has to be provided for emergencies. Now, for instance, have you ever
conducted a war in South Africa?" Alice shook her head. "I have," said the Knight,
with a gentle complacency in his voice. "And did you bring it to a successful ...
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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
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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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