Sometimes, The Painted Veil, Sometimes

All the sentences with “sometimes” in W. Somerset Maugham’s 1925 novel ‘The Painted Veil’

Sometimes she would have liked to shake him.

Her happiness, sometimes almost more than she could bear, renewed her beauty.

They could not meet often alone, not half often enough for him, but he had to think of her first, sometimes in the curio shop, now and then after luncheon in her house when no one was about; but she saw him a good deal here and there.




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