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As the Duttons and I talked, we were embedded in, overwhelmed by this starry
magnificence. Dutton and Miss Beeching had, I think, both changed. He seemed
to have shrunk and she to have swollen. They reminded me of those pairs of ...
Scott, the A.G.A., who had been a scholar of King's, I had known for some time
and liked. Stevenson was an amusing Irishman and talked incessantly like an
Irishman in a novel ; he was also extremely able and became Sir Malcolm
I went into the temple, where in 1910 I had often gone to talk about arrangements
for the procession with the priest, in order to see what things were like in 1960. I
took the usual offering of fruit and flowers, but was advised that the offering ...
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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