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When the wire of Government came approving his proposal , he asked me ( damn him ) whether I was pleased ; the violence of my “ No , not at all ” absolutely ...
Some said no ; several of them asked that their bodies after execution should be handed to their relatives ; once the man said to me : “ I have been guilty ...
In the morning I asked my boy what it all meant . He was very sorry , he said ; the people , a mother and father , had come from India with the child .
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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