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Intelligence and the intellectual produced the same feeling of uneasiness ,
suspicion , and dislike among the white population of Jaffna and Ceylon as they
had on the P . & O . Syria , in St . Paul ' s School , and in nearly all strata or
pockets of ...
The one whose guess was nearest to the actual rainfall pocketed the three
rupees , and we then proceeded with the same routine all over again . As the
rainfall for day after day between the monsoons was always nil , the routine was
I went and stayed with my family at Putney , for my mother and brother and sisters
were still living in the house to which we had migrated from Kensington nearly 30
years before . What I found in England and my life in London after June , 1911 ...
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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