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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 ...
Stevenson was an amusing Irishman and talked incessantly like an Irishman in a
novel ; he was also extremely able and became Sir Malcolm Stevenson, K.C.M.G.
, Governor of Cyprus. A curious incident happened to us one night. We had ...
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