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DEATH. Th e second of the great world wars through which I have lived began on
September 3, 1939. Twenty-five years before, the great war of 19 14 on a
summer day in August had come upon us, upon our generation and indeed upon
It is the acute consciousness of my own individuality which makes me realize that
I am I, and what pain, persecution, death means for this "I". For me "death is the
enemy", the ultimate enemy, for it is death which will destroy, wipe out, annihilate
Death, I think, was always very near the surface of Virginia's mind, the
contemplation of death. It was part of the deep imbalance of her mind. She was "
half in love with easeful Death". I can understand this, but only intellectually;
emotionally it is ...
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Ah, the somewhat less famous husband of Virginia! I've read volumes 1 and 5 of his autobiography, and loved them. Leonard Woolf was an extremely intelligent man and an excellent writer. His prose has ... Read full review