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A fragment of her conversation, which I find recorded by me in a letter to Lytton,
shows her style: "Since writing the above I have called on the G.A. They are back
from the Pearl Fishery now and I have had the inevitable dinner. Mrs. G.A. is the ...
His language was of the foulest and his conversation generally lurid smut, but
every now and again he would break out into melancholy self-pity and
sentimentality. In a letter to Lytton on February 27th, 1905, I gave a description of
him which ...
In every conceivable way my life in Jaffna was the exact opposite. Intellectually I
was back in school with the old sense of frustration. Much of the work was terribly
boring. When I sat down to write to Lytton, all these feelings were so strong that ...
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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