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Examine for a moment an ordinary mind on an ordinary day. The mind receives a
myriad impressions—trivial, fantastic, evanescent, or engraved with the
sharpness of steel. From all sides they come, an incessant shower of
innumerable atoms ...
thing as belongs to a house, an' I've told her her duty often enough, though, God
knows, I've no breath to spare, an' that catchin' pain comes on dreadful by times.
Wi' them three gells in the house I'd need have twice the strength to keep 'em ...
The presence of Overton was probably essential to Butler's purpose, for he was
writing a novel with a thesis; one way and another, all Butler's conclusions about
life and right living come into the book; it cannot therefore be judged as we judge
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Remember when literary critics read books and wrote about them? No? Well, I do now. He got a few things wrong - what did these people ever see in H.G. Wells? In Meredith? That they should be put next ... Read full review
THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY
THE FIRST GENERA
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