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And the nearer one gets to the criminal, the more closely one has to deal with him
, as one does when one is on the Government side of the fence in the
administration or on the Bench or in the police, the less sentimental sympathy
one gets for ...
By that time, I was more or less comfortable — and I had been in acute discomfort
for days — and when I left the koddu about midnight, I was recovered. v*-' There
was a great deal to be said against our rule of Ceylon, which, of course, was ...
I refused to go in to help him, and eventually, having swallowed a great deal of
sea-water, exhausted and angry, he struggled ashore. I too was angry, especially
when I heard that it was being widely said that I had behaved in a cowardly 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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - robertsgirl - LibraryThing
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