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Liam Farrell: A painful learning experience

Liam Farrell: A painful learning experience
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Beauty may be only skin deep, but that's deep enough for me. I'm superficial myself, so I quite understand the desire to change appearance as fashion demands; as the German poet Friedrich Holderlin observed, 'The wise, in the end/Must always bow to the beautiful.'

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