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So slow was the progress and so uncomfortable the inside of the cart , that the
District Engineer and my dog Charles and I walked a good deal , for we had little
difficulty in keeping up with the bulls . But at night we lay on the postbags , the ...
In most cases they seemed to be quite unmoved as they walked to the scaffold ,
but one man was in a state of terror and collapse and had to be almost carried to
the gallows by the warders , and all the way he kept repeating some words of a ...
Following me and murmuring as I walked to the trap they had less understanding
of my ways , my intentions , my affection for them than the half - bred bitch
walking at my heels . They were the nicest of people and I was very fond of them ,
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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