Very chilling. This is another example of incongruentbehavior. The smile doesn't belong with the anger; it'sinsincere. 鈥極h! Is that quite proper?鈥? I think, upon the whole, that publishers themselves have been the best editors of magazines, when they have been able to give time and intelligence to the work. Nothing certainly has ever been done better than Blackwood鈥檚. The Cornhill, too, after Thackeray had left it and before Leslie Stephen had taken it, seemed to be in quite efficient hands 鈥?those hands being the hands of proprietor and publisher. The proprietor, at any rate, knows what he wants and what he can afford, and is not so frequently tempted to fall into that worst of literary quicksands, the publishing of matter not for the sake of the readers, but for that of the writer. I did not so sin very often, but often enough to feel that I was a coward. 鈥淢y dear friend, my dear friend, this is trash!鈥?It is so hard to speak thus 鈥?but so necessary for an editor! We all remember the thorn in his pillow of which Thackeray complained. Occasionally I know that I did give way on behalf of some literary aspirant whose work did not represent itself to me as being good; and as often as I did so, I broke my trust to those who employed me. Now, I think that such editors as Thackeray and myself 鈥?if I may, for the moment, be allowed to couple men so unequal 鈥?will always be liable to commit such faults, but that the natures of publishers and proprietors will be less soft. It was intuition, she said. "You saw that I had sinned. None but a sinner could shed such tears鈥攃ould so feel the terror of God's wrath." He gave me a well-deserved speech about what I'd doneand let me off with a warning. The point is that my attitudeset the tone of the encounter鈥攂ecause I knewwhat I wanted. 成 人影片 免费观看 No; this was no delirium鈥攖here was a terrible reality in her words. The eyes looking up at him were not bright with[Pg 294] fever, but with the steady resolute soul within鈥攖he soul panting for freedom from sin.