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If you walked to the edge of the bastion and looked down upon the esplanade
you saw below you a small erection which looked like a hen coop ; in this there
lived another devil or God whose power or reputation was considerable , for
looked. as. if. she. might. at. any. moment burst into tears . I felt terribly sorry for
them , but far more for her than for him . It became indeed so painful , this patter of
expressed and unexpressed misery , that I made some excuse and went off to ...
... the long purple line of the great mountains , from which I looked down that
evening with Rachel One ' s memory in connection with places is curiously erratic
. There are two things about my house in Hambantota which I remember vividly .
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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