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The sky , the sea , the stars , the turtles , the bay , the palms were so lusciously magnificent at Tangalla Rest House that Nature seemed to tremble on the verge — I don't think she ever actually feil over the verge of vulgarity .
The whole business seemed to me absurd , for the ceremonial was exactly what I imagine it would have been if the old lady , Eugénie - Marie de Montijo de Guzman , Comtesse de Téba , had still been the wife of Napoleon III and ...
He was entirely alone , performing what seemed to be an intricate dance . I have twice in my life seen March hares in the Sussex water - meadows performing their extraordinary dances . The jackal seemed to be doing the same thing .
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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