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For some strange reason a wizened little Lord X — I have completely forgotten
his name and hardly knew him at the time — kept him for me in his rooms in
Jesus Lane. Charles was an extremely intelligent and affectionate dog, his ...
When later on in Ceylon I became an extremely incompetent shooter of big game
and, in cutting up the animals killed by me, saw the disgusting, semi-digested
contents of their upper intestines, I was always reminded of the contents of ...
It was a good example of how much deeper pain goes than pleasure, and
unkindness than kindness, that I was not in the least consoled when, having
played the very next hand extremely well, I was highly praised by Turner and
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Jenney - LibraryThing
In the feudal society of Ceylon "I felt that there was some depth of happiness rather than pleasure, of satisfaction, . . . which the western world is losing or has lost." (p 158) Judgments such as ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - robertsgirl - LibraryThing
This is the second book Leonard Woolf wrote of his life. He is a graceful author, and a sensitive man. Good look into an aristocratic young britisher and his growing up. Read full review