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Over and over again in Ceylon my surroundings would suddenly remind me of
that verse in Elton ' s poem : I wonder if it seems to you , Luriana , Lurilee , That
all the lives we ever lived and all the lives to be Are full of trees and changing ...
Mrs . Lewis , true to the type of all the Mrs . Jennings ' s who have lived since ,
and indeed before , 1813 , was an inveterate matchmaker . In this character she
once unsuccessfully tried her hand upon me , the other victim of her artless and ...
The Tamil advocate in question had brought a case against a young Burgher girl
for abuse and indecent language , alleging that she had come to his house ,
where he lived respectably with his wife and family , and in the middle of the day
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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