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he was only giving wider publicity in " inimitable ” form to a number of social facts
and social abuses which had already been recognized if not explored before him
. He shared a great deal of common experience with his publice , so that it ...
Here is the social life of man : money is made , money is lost ; marriages are
contracted , husbands and wives prove no better than they should be ; children
disappoint , and are then the stay of their parents in old age ; ambitions are
Wherever there was a man , he saw a snob ” ; and snobbery , the jockeying for
social position and the pretense to a status rather higher than the person's true
one he saw as the main driving force of man in society . · This view of man has ...
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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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