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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 fell over the verge — of vulgarity. As the Duttons
The whole business seemed to me absurd, for the ceremonial was exactly what I
imagine it would have been if the old lady, Eugenie-Marie de Montijo de Guzman
, Comtesse de Tdba, had still been the wife of Napoleon III and Imperatrice des ...
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. Leaping ...
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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