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But here he is: ... a thin, shambling personage, apparently about twenty years old
— a pale, cadaverous face, high cheek-bones, goggle eyes, with lank hair very
thinly sown upon a head, which, like bad soil, would return but a scanty harvest.
... have no eyes and no ears. They probably have only notions of what things and
people are; they accept them conventionally at their diplomatic value. Their
minds run on in the region of discourse, where there are masks only, and no
Mrs. Dalloway raised her hand to her eyes, and, as the maid shut the door to, and
she heard the swish of Lucy's skirts, she felt like a nun who has left the world and
feels fold round her the familiar veils and the response to old devotions.
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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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