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I am essentially and fundamentally irreligious, as I have explained in Sowing, but,
if one must have a religion, Buddhism seems to me superior to all other religions.
When I got to Kandy, I had already passed my examination in Tamil and I now ...
Buddhist priest. He was a character, a card, a humorist, a realist. He flung himself
about in his chair, cracked his jokes, violently rubbed his face and nose with his
hand. He was priest of a small vihare in the neighbourhood, and all he thought ...
... Principles of, 147-148 Beeching, Miss, 26; 44; 69-75 Bell, Clive, 246 Bell,
Vanessa 246 Blixen, Baron, 219-221 Bowes, Jimmy, 39; 44; 47; 63 Bridge, 40 ;
136-137 Buddhism, 159-163; 227- 228; 242-244 Capital Punishment, 168
Captain L., ...
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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