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Large , plump , floridly good - looking , she never stopped talking at the top of her
voice . She exploited what , I think , must have been a thick streak of congenital
vulgarity and went out of her way to say the most outrageous things at the most ...
Half - way to Kandy the train was drawing into a station , I suppose it was
Ambepussa , and before it had stopped he impetuously opened the carriage door
in order to get out and buy himself an orange or plantain . His foot slipped and he
One day when I was passing near the village , a large deputation of the women
stopped and asked me to help them . The stones which they had fished up had
been seized by the Forest Department on the ground that they were “ forest ...
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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