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I felt terribly sorry for them, but far more for her than for him. It became indeed so
painful, this patter of expressed and unexpressed misery, that I made some
excuse and went off to bed, promising to come and see them if I was ever in
I hardly knew Shipton and I did not like to tell him that I felt ill, so I crawled out of
bed and joined him at breakfast on the verandah. There is an eastern dish called
hoppers, which is I believe a corruption of the Tamil "appam"; it is a kind of thick ...
For a moment I thought it was a dream, but when I realized its reality, I was so
much amused by the words and the solemn spectacle that I felt that the crisis was
past and that I should certainly recover. And so it was, for punctually on the ...
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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
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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