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Her personality had an architectonic quality; I think of her when I see some of the great London railway termini, especially St. P ...
Home is where the heart is and hence a movable feast.
My paternal grandmother would not light a fire on the Sabbath and piled all Sunday's washing-up in a bucket, to be dealt with on M ...
The sounds are: the brisk swish of broom on tatami matting, the raucous cawing of hooded crows in a nearby willow grove; clickety- ...
My mother learned that she was carrying me at about the same time the Second World War was declared; with the family talent for ma ...
We used chamber-pots a good deal.... My mother ... loved to repeat: "When did the queen reign over China?" This whimsical and harm ...
Aeneas carried his aged father on his back from the ruins of Troy and so do we all, whether we like it or not, perhaps even if we ...
A pragmatic race, the Japanese appear to have decided long ago that the only reason for drinking alcohol is to become intoxicated ...
It is a fruitful island of the sea-world, a great Ithaca, there parched and stony and here trodden by flocks and curly- headed bul ...
Each Australian is a Ulysses.
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