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"Are we to play with these civilian figures?" asked Eric. "Of course," said Harvey, "
these are toys; they are meant to be played with." "But how?" It was rather a poser
. "You might make two of them contest a seat in Parliament," said Harvey, "and ...
The play promised to be a success. The author, avoiding the pitfall of brilliancy,
had aimed at being interesting; and as far as possible, bearing in mind that his
play was a comedy, he had striven to be amusing. Above all he had remembered
"Yes, yes, agreed, I will come and hear you play, that is a promise," said the
Grafin, "and you must come and dine with me one night and play to me
afterwards, that is a promise, also, yes? That is very nice of you, to come and see
a tiresome ...
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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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