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He seized it , luckily behind the head , and began to shake it violently as if it were
a rat . It was a strange sight . With every shake he gave it , its body gave him a
violent blow on the ribs nd the tail curled round like the thong of a whip and hit
In a letter to Lytton on February 27th , 1905 , I gave a ... day in what he calls his "
English gig ” , and as we bowled along under the palm trees he gave me the
following address interspersed with curses at the drivers of bullock carts 47
... allowed to send Leak ( the man who is theoretically my senior and superior
here ) instead of me for the present as it would be more convenient . What
showed me that he had so completely grasped my position was that when he
gave me the ...
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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