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In autobiography — or at any rate in my autobiography - distortion of truth comes
frequently from the difficulty of remembering accurately the sequence of events ,
the temporal perspective . I have several times been surprised and dismayed to ...
But I did remember how restive my horse had been as I pointed down the street
with my whip , and I could only assume that , as the horse wheeled round , Mr.
Sanderasekara was driving past and the whip , without my being ...
The habitués were the four or five civil servants , Major Colquhoun , the Gunner
Captain , whose name I cannot remember , Lee , the solicitor ; every now and
then , particularly at week - ends , there would be an invasion of planters .
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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