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Page 3 - ... more successfully than at home. But my brother had been so terribly repressed for such a number of years that this stroke of good luck proved his undoing. He had never known what it was to be a child or a boy. He meant to make up for lost time and at forty, he set out to recapture the joys of youth, of which he had heard a great deal but which he had never experienced at first hand. The thing was impossible and the poor fellow only succeeded in making himself slightly ridiculous without in any...