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In autobiography — or at any rate in my autobiography - distortion of truth comes
frequently from the difficulty of remembering accurately the sequence of events ,
the temporal perspective . I have several times been surprised and dismayed to ...
I do not remember how I dealt with the rat . Here is another letter to Lytton which
recalls to me very vividly the atmosphere and savour of those early days in Jaffna
: May 21 , 1905 A cataclysm is hourly expected here . Yesterday a headman ...
It is a curious fact that I cannot remember anything about leaving Jaffna or
arriving in Kandy or the journey , which must have taken a whole day , except two
or three hours in the middle of it , and those two or three hours I remember after
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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