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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 Eugenie of France. She was — strangely, I think
— a friend ...
waiting stood on each side of the Empress. After a few minutes she rose and we
moved in slow procession into another room where tea and the other gentleman-
and lady-in-waiting awaited us. We all sat round the table and the Empress ...
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 arrive.
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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