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he had been living a stuffy, petit bourgeois* life behind lace curtains in some
dreary, respectable back street. The war and the bombs seemed completely to
have changed his outlook on life. He had not quite reached the stage of wisdom
in the ...
Of course, owing to the economic determination of history, classes, and
individuals, we worked in order to make a living, and, since we are alive to ask
these questions, we presumably achieved it. But, while there is a profound truth
in Marx's ...
But in 1900 the population of Ceylon was almost entirely agricultural, peasants
and cultivators living in villages. In these villages the standards of living,
education, and culture were low. Given these conditions, our provincial
administration had ...
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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