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Before we had time to recover our spirits, we were indulged with some thought-
reading by a young man whom one knew instinctively had a good mother and an
indifferent tailor— the sort of young man who talks un- flaggingly through the ...
It was just on the top of that discouragement that the Duchess wanted me to write
something in her album— something Persian, you know, and just a little bit
decadent— and I thought a quatrain on an unwholesome egg would meet the ...
"but in its leisure moments" (Alice thought it must have a good many of them) "
when it isn't playing with a gutta-percha ball it unravels the groundwork of what
people believe— or don't believe, I forget which." "It really doesn't matter which,"
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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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