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The more she said, the more nervous I became, and I began to get what was, I
think, probably a delusion that she was accusing me of having been the cause of
her marrying Dutton. As always happens when one is nervous, I became more ...
The enquiry had dragged on all the afternoon, because the witnesses and
indeed the principals came from some remote mountain village and were so
overawed by the Kandy kachcheri that they became practically speechless and
what they ...
On the other hand I became completely immersed, not only in my work, but in the
life of the people. The more remote that life was from my own, the more absorbed
I became in it and the more I enjoyed it. In July, 1910, I had to go and ...
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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