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... I heard that he had been made P.M. of Matara , the district which adjoined mine on the way to Galle . As however I practically never practically never left my District , there was no reason why I should ever meet the 70 GROWING.
He was a terrific snob and was — or believed himself to be a Welsh landowner and gentleman — and he believed that practically no one else in Ceylon was a gentleman . He had three passions : regularity in his everyday life , horses , and ...
I put him in such a position that I was practically bound to go or he would have practically to go back on his word . I went to bed on Thursday wondering how he would manage it but certain that he would prevent me going .
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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