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Intelligence and the intellectual produced the same feeling of uneasiness ,
suspicion , and dislike among the white population of Jaffna and Ceylon as they
had on the P . & O . Syria , in St . Paul ' s School , and in nearly all strata or
pockets of ...
At one time we were fishing a Bank nearly 20 miles away and the boats , with a
favourable wind , took four or five hours to get in , but the wind was consistently
unfavourable and day after day they took 12 , 24 , or even 36 hours to reach the ...
I never mentioned it again and I let him send his telegram because I was
fascinated by watching his method . My whole object now is to force him to ask
me the reason for my present coldness : but I think he is too wily . But he nearly
from over ...
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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