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The writer had cigars lying about and the car- penter smoked.
It argues a certain hardness, or at any rate dislike of the "Iliad" on the part of the writer of the "Odyssey," that she should have adopted Hector's farewell to Andromache here, as elsewhere in the poem, for a scene of such inferior pathos.
The writer praises that class of pleasure vessels, and I am willing to endorse his words, as any man who loves every craft afloat would be ready to do.
I don't know what you are," replied the Writer of Fables, deeply disturbed.
The writer is not fashioning his ideas into an artistic whole; they take possession of him and are too much for him.
Steele is, perhaps, the most impulsive writer of the school [12] to which he belongs; he abounds in felicities of impulse.
It is by falling into fiction, therefore, that we generally offend against this rule, of deserting probability, which the historian seldom, if ever, quits, till he forsakes his character and commences a writer of romance.
Come then and help me, Mahbub Ali, or send me some money, for I have not sufficient to pay the writer who writes this.
Indeed, if a man be a writer of short stories or anything else that is interesting, he can sometimes pocket five hundred roubles, or a thousand, at a time
No recent English prose writer has exercised a wider influence than he, but none is likely to suffer as time goes on a greater diminution of reputation.
I told her that if she wanted writers she must feed them well.
The story of "old Prue," in the second volume, was an incident that fell under the personal observation of a brother of the writer, then collecting-clerk to a large mercantile house, in New Orleans.