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In one corner was a young woman typist who had been bombed out of her
lodging and was now "temporarily" living in the pillbox with a small suitcase
containing all her possessions. In the other corner was a family consisting of
husband, wife, ...
The calm came partly from the routine which established itself, the pleasant
monotony of living. We worked all the morning ; got our lunch ; walked or
gardened in the afternoon; played a game of bowls; cooked our dinner; read our
books and ...
For instance, the Victorian domestic system, in which we were both brought up,
assumed that one's comfort depended upon having servants living in the house,
and we still had a cook and house parlourmaid in the nineteen- twenties. But it is
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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