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Sometime , I think it must have been in 1909 , he came to me one day in
Hambantota in a terrible state , saying that his wife was dying and that the Tamil
doctors had given her medicine , but it did no good . Would I come and see her
and give ...
In the last letter she ever wrote to me , which was to tell me that she was engaged
and would shortly marry , she reminded me — of what I had forgotten — that I had
once given her a long dissertation upon matrimony and what her attitude to it ...
I found that there was an excess of 36 lb . over the weight given at the lewaya . I
tried another cart of 18 bags and found an excess of 15 lb . I then found that in
practically every case in which I had not been present , the weight of a cartload ...
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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