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Can you name a braggart who needs this advice from a genius?

But will never read it, nor heed it, because he neither reads nor heeds. It has always been in my observation of human nature, that a man who has any good reason to believe in himself never flourishes himself before … Continue reading

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Love, blissful love

The greater the accumulation of deceit and trouble in the world, the brighter and the purer shone the star of Dora high above the world. I don’t think I had any definite idea where Dora came from, or in what … Continue reading

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Eric Ambler hits the [Trump] loan nail on the head

In these dark days of sunny late spring, everything is about our National Nightmare. At least, it seems that way. At night, after finishing my newspapers and getting bored with cop shows on Brit TV, I go to my books … Continue reading

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