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Some time before I went to live with him, I was riding home gently down the main
street of Jaffna. I was returning, I think, from tennis in the Fort. It was evening, soft
and sad with the long shadows falling across the street after the fierce heat of ...
As they passed one another, Mr. Woolf turned his horse and deliberately hit Mr.
Sanderasekara in the face with his riding whip. When I first read this document, I
was dismayed, because I could not understand how or why such an accusation ...
I remembered that my horse had been restless, continually f1dgeting and turning
round and round as I pointed out with my riding whip to Ferdinando Hamlyn Price
the old line of the street. And then I suddenly remembered that at some ...
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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