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The more she said , the more nervous I became , and I began to get what was , I
think , probably a delusion that she was accusing me of having been the cause of
her marrying Dutton . As always happens when one is nervous , I became more ...
Kandy kachcheri always became more and more hectic with an unending stream
of people , clerks , peons , and headmen , bringing in documents and letters
which required my signature or asking me to settle some difficulty . I was
I went all round the edge of the jungle searching and calling for her , but she had
completely disappeared and when it became dark I had to abandon the search . I
gave up all hope of her for , as I said , she had never been more than at most ...
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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