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  • But, after all, one must earn enough to pay for the garret; and I confess that to grow old as a private tutor—or a ’private’ anything—is almost as chilling to the imagination as a second secretaryship at Bucharest.

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  • …tolerance of her upbringing, not only deceiving me, just as I’m sure she deceived Nathan, but concealing from me until the last possible moment a truth which, in order to justify her dealings with the Commandant, she could hide no longer: that the pamphlet had been written by her father, Professor Zbigniew Bieganski, Distinguished Professor of Jurisprudence at the Jagiellonian University of Cracow; Doctor of Law honoris causa, Universities of Karlova, Bucharest, Heidelberg and Leipzig.
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