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An Autobiography of the Years 1904-1911 Leonard Woolf. friendly with a young
man in Kandy, Christopher Smith. He came to me one day and asked me
whether I knew the Misses Robinson. I only just knew them. They were the
daughters of ...
He was half-grown when I first knew him, and, when I was on circuit in the jungle
or Game Sanctuary with Engelbrecht, he would follow us all day like a dog along
the tracks, only stopping to dig out an ants' nest if he came upon one. He slept ...
wounded leopard was growling so that we knew it was still alive. Engelbrecht
then cut down a sapling and said that he would climb on to the boulder and poke
the leopard out with the sapling so that I could get a shot at it. I protested that it
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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