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They were bad players and usually played singles together , and I handed Dutton
over to them ; for the next few months Dutton used to come and play nearly every
evening a hopelessly incompetent game of tennis with Miss Case and Miss ...
The one whose guess was nearest to the actual rainfall pocketed the three
rupees , and we then proceeded with the same routine all over again . As the
rainfall for day after day between the monsoons was always nil , the routine was
The lecture took place ; it was interesting and nearly all the Moors and Malays
attended , but I noted at the time that I rather doubted whether they understood
much of it . But , to my surprise , shortly after it the leaders of the two factions
came to ...
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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