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The extraordinary purity and beauty of character and of mind were still there, the
strange mixture of innocence and wisdom. The purity, moral and mental, was the
most remarkable of Moore's qualities; I have never known anything like it in any ...
But to do this kind of thing all the time for a long time has a curious effect upon the
mind. You live on the surface of things, on the surface of life and its problems, on
the surface of your own mind. You become so slick, so skilful and astute, ...
It is not conceited for me to say that in mind, temperament, and experience I was
peculiarly fitted for the kind of political work which I tried to do. I have a clear mind
, capable of quickly understanding both theoretical and practical problems; ...
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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