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The callous cruelty, the pitilessness, the dreadful senselessness of those
persecutors and murderers, and the hatred of all Germans which they generated
in the Dutchman are the stigmata of the world in which I have lived since 19 14.
The combination in Montaigne of intense hatred of cruelty and intense
awareness of individuality is not fortuitous. There is no place for pity or humanity
in a society in which human beings are not regarded as individual human beings,
but as ...
The negative aspect is more relevant to the feelings with which
autobiographically I look back on the effect of my 200,000 hours of work. Injustice
, cruelty, intolerance, tyranny fill me with a passion of anger and disgust, and
again my feelings ...
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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