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The four of us, accompanied by Charles, walked into the vast ancient Portuguese
Fort, where I was to live with Southorn in a bungalow upon one of the bastions.
As we approached the steps leading to the great outer walls, a cat suddenly ...
When I got back in the late afternoon and walked into my room in the bungalow, I
was wearing a pair of white flannel trousers. Three minutes later I looked down
and saw that the trousers half-way up to the knee had turned black. They were ...
Following me and murmuring as I walked to the trap they had less understanding
of my ways, my intentions, my affection for them than the half-bred bitch walking
at my heels. They were the nicest of people and I was very fond of them, but they
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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