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After I had lived some months with Dutton , I began to urge him to mix with other
people and suggested that he should come with me one evening to the tennis
courts . At first he refused , but I saw that he was rather anxious to do so , and that
The act that she had ceased to be Empress of the French 37 years ago appeared
to make no difference to the etiquette of her Court in King's Pavilion , Kandy . It
seemed to me not inappropriate that the old lady in her make - believe Court ...
Being Police Magistrate as well as A.G.A. I used to walk over from the kachcheri
to the Police Court to try cases in the afternoon when I was in Hambantota town .
One afternoon when I got to the Court I found half the male population of the ...
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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