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What ! right in the wind's eye ? " answered the commander : " ahey ! brother , where did you learn your navigation ? Hawser Trunnion is not to be taught at this time of day how to lie his course , or keep his own reckoning .
And there was , of course , the occasional novel of distinction by a writer outside the main tendencies of the age , the perennially delightful novel of Persian life , J. J. Morier's The Adventures of Hajji Baba , for instance , which ...
... neither his sexual nor his drinking exploits are anything out of the ordinary , and they could have had little effect on the course of his life if he had been in fact l'homme moyen sensuel . His tragedy lies in that he is not .
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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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