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The "young girl", I discovered, though the niece of one of my own very
respectable clerks, was a notorious Jaffna character — a "loose liver", as they
said ; at the moment she was being kept by a Tamil About three months after I
went to live in ...
And the answer to that was: "You are receiving in this office 500 letters a day, or
13,000 a month. Nine out of ten of the letters which you answer today were
received in the office five or six days ago. But the number of unanswered letters
at the ...
I think that my state of mind is honestly and accurately described in the following
letter which I wrote to Lytton about a month after I arrived in Hambantota: 2nd Oct.
, 1908 Hambantota Ceylon I have often been on the point of writing in the last ...
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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