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... tree after tree after tree on both sides of the straight road . It was a world of trees and changing leaves , and all the lives of all the people who lived in that world were , above all , lives full of trees and changing leaves .
But at night we lay on the postbags , the District Engineer on one side and I on the other with the dog between us . Each time that the rolling of the cart flung the D.E. towards my side and therefore on to Charles , there was a ...
Living in a kind of hill station , we were invaded socially from so many different sides . Apart from the large permanent circumambient population of planters , there was a continual coming and going of very important officials who ...
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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