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For here in 1939 were five ordinary intelligent people in England, coolly and
prudently supplying themselves with means for committing suicide in order to
avoid the tortures which almost certainly awaited them if the Germans ever got
hold of ...
When I returned to England after this seven-year interval, I was intensely
interested in the political and social system; I could observe it with the fresh eye
of a stranger, and also to some extent with the eye of an expert, for as Assistant ...
"It is not a very good stick," I said, "but it is a rather curious stick, and, whenever I
use it in England, I shall remember the market-place in Sparta and Greece and
the Acropolis and you." He laughed and sat down by my side and began to talk of
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Ah, the somewhat less famous husband of Virginia! I've read volumes 1 and 5 of his autobiography, and loved them. Leonard Woolf was an extremely intelligent man and an excellent writer. His prose has ... Read full review