The Author Himself

"In every case of literary immortality there is present originative personality ... origination which takes its stamp and character from the originator, which is his substance given to the world, which is himself outspoken."

The Disturber of Traffic

"What he wanted to tell the captain was that Flores Strait was too streaky, like bacon, and the steamers only made it worse; but all he could do was to keep his eye very careful on the rigging and sing"


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