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The Ambassadors

作者 Henry James
出版社 Ingram International Inc
商品描述 The Ambassadors:,BookExcerpt:lynowarrantbutitssplendidimpudence.Letusgrantthenthattheimpudenceisalwaysthere--there,sotospeak,forgraceandeffectandALLURE;there,

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內容簡介 Book Excerpt: ly no warrant but its splendid impudence. Let us grant then that the impudence is always there--there, so to speak, for grace and effect and ALLURE; there, above all, because the Story is just the spoiled child of art, and because, as we are always disappointed when the pampered don't "play up," we like it, to that extent, to look all its character. It probably does so, in truth, even when we most flatter ourselves that we negotiate with it by treaty.All of which, again, is but to say that the STEPS, for my fable, placed themselves with a prompt and, as it were, functional assurance--an air quite as of readiness to have dispensed with logic had I been in fact too stupid for my clue. Never, positively, none the less, as the links multiplied, had I felt less stupid than for the determination of poor Strether's errand and for the apprehension of his issue. These things continued to fall together, as by the neat action of their own weight and form, even while their commentator scratched his head about theRead More

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書名 / The Ambassadors
作者 / Henry James
簡介 / The Ambassadors:,BookExcerpt:lynowarrantbutitssplendidimpudence.Letusgrantthenthattheimpudenceisalwaysthere--there,sotospeak,forgraceandeffectandALLURE;there,
出版社 / Ingram International Inc
ISBN13 / 9798725068603
ISBN10 /
EAN / 9798725068603
誠品26碼 /
尺寸 / 28.0X21.6X2.0CM
重量(g) / 861.8
語言 / 3:英文
級別 / N:無
頁數 / 372
裝訂 / P:平裝

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