The Hypocrite

The Hypocrite

by Guy Thorne
     
 

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"[...] He felt instinctively how all his carefully-studied tricks of manner and personal eccentricities told. The big football-playing, warm-hearted undergraduates admired him for his soft felt hat, his terra-cotta tie, his way of arranging his hands when he sat down, and his epigrams.
They imagined that all these things were the outcroppings of a distinctive

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"[...] He felt instinctively how all his carefully-studied tricks of manner and personal eccentricities told. The big football-playing, warm-hearted undergraduates admired him for his soft felt hat, his terra-cotta tie, his way of arranging his hands when he sat down, and his epigrams.
They imagined that all these things were the outcroppings of a distinctive personality, and indeed these little poses would have deceived, and very often did, far cleverer persons than they were.
To-night he had said in his speech of a certain genial and popular social reformer that he was a "doctrinaire with a touch of Corney Grain grafted on to a polemic attitude," and already in the Common Room they were chuckling over what they thought was a happy piece of impromptu caricature.
Gobion sauntered down the Broad and Turl to the college gates, and when[...]".

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ISBN-13:
9781517620271
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
10/09/2015
Pages:
62
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.13(d)

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