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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
threw him out and it was only his wife's coming into the room which saved him
The procedure was that I first went to the condemned man's cell , read over to him
the warrant of execution , and asked him whether he had anything to say . Some
said no ; several of them asked that their bodies after execution should be ...
An Autobiography of the Years 1904-1911 Leonard Woolf ! something behind it
which I would learn in the morning . So I lay awake hour after hour tortured by the
tortured howling of the child . In the morning I asked my boy what it all meant .
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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