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him in the face on the opposite side of his body . The thuds on his ribs , the
smacks of the tail on his face , and Charles ' s grumbling growls resounded
regularly for some minutes and then the snake was as dead as the cat . My
reputation as a ...
F . H . Price — tall , thin , athletic looking , baldish , with a long hatchet - face , an
impassive , unflinching , implacable eye , an air of natural unshakable superiority
and of goodhumoured tolerance of so many obviously inferior ( but well ...
wrong , and the Jaffna Tamil Association and Mr . Sanderasekara in the right , not
right in believing that I would and had hit him in the face , but right in feeling that
my sitting on a horse arrogantly in the main street of their town was as good as a
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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