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I am not collecting copies of the cheaper editions of Omar Khayyám. I gave the last four that I received to the lift-boy, and I like to think of him reading them, with FitzGerald's notes, to his aged mother. Lift-boys always have aged mothers; shows such nice feeling on their part, I think.
I think she must have been very strictly brought up, she's so desperately anxious to do the wrong thing correctly.
Hating anything in the way of ill-natured gossip ourselves, we are always grateful to those who do it for us and do it well.
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I don't need you to remind me of my age, I have a bladder to do that for me.
December 18, 1870
November 14, 1916
Hector Hugh Munro, better known by the pen name Saki, and also frequently as H. H. Munro, was a British writer whose witty, mischievous and sometimes macabre stories satirize Edwardian society and culture.
The Complete Short Stories of Saki
The Chronicles of Clovis (1911)
Beasts and Super-Beasts (1914)
The Toys of Peace, and Other Papers
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