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... and boldly told him that he was wrong to beat his daughter . We sat arguing about this until the lights went out , and next morning to my astonishment he came up to me and told me that I had convinced him and that he would never ...
When he appeared , I told him that I had discovered his attempt to swindle the Government , but luckily he had forgotten or overlooked the snag ( which I had deliberately created ) . I refused therefore to proceed with the transaction ...
The output was about 300 fathoms a year and I was told that as many as 2,400 women work off and ona number which seemed to me quite incredible . When I went to see the diving , the women told me that they never got malaria .
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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