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He turned upon me , red in the face , and violently told me that I was talking
nonsense . Emboldened by Charles , the dead cat , and the dead snake , I told
him what cards had been played by whom and turned up the trick which proved
that he ...
self to one of the gentlemen who told me that his name was Count Clary and he
introduced me to the other three and to the Empress when she descended from
the railway carriage . I told her that I represented the Government Agent and I ...
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 . One day
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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