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This trivial episode gives, I think, a fair picture of how we lived and talked in the
Jaffna of those days. Mrs. Lewis never again referred to Mary, and even later in
Kandy, where the field for the matchmaker was far wider and more favourable,
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 ...
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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