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The most exalted region into which I stepped , partly by an accident , but also
partly with Clifford , was that of an Empress , a real historical Empress or ex -
Empress . She was the Empress Eugénie of France . She was — strangely , I
think — a ...
The Empress seemed to me to be a tiny little bent old woman dressed completely
in black with a black straw hat and a heavy black veil . I could not really see her
face . The two ladies formed up one on each side of her and she began to walk ...
the Tooth to the Empress , and as Sir Hugh Clifford was in Kandy , I told him
about it for he had not seen the relic and I felt sure he would like to be present .
He met me outside the Maligawa and we waited in the road for the Empress to
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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