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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 ...
Mrs. Price sometimes walked with us and sometimes went for a ride with her dog
Twilight. I had given Twilight to Mrs. Price and they were devotedly inseparable
until he was killed and eaten by a leopard in the Mannar jungle before their eyes.
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
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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