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A Book of New Aspects

Some Adventures in Nudity The Story. John Webster, small-town manufacturer of second-rate washing-machines, falls in love with his stenographer and runs away with her. He leaves behind him a bovine, 17-year-old daughter and a stodgy wife, who immediately poisons herself. He has an unaccountable tendency to take off his clothes, with or without provocation. He introduces the subject of his prospective elopement by parading up and down his room, characteristically naked, before a picture of the Virgin, until his wife and daughter come in, find him, and think him...

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