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An Autobiography of the Years 1904-1911 Leonard Woolf. "but, when he saw I
meant it, he did it. Of course I knew he was of a caste to hate doing it, but he was
also a person who wanted a lesson given to him. There are other things like that:
I expect a row." The way I did this was, of course, crudely wrong, but the Governor
accepted my explanation and there was no row. But I wrote, also at the time, the
following about the complaints of the Tamils : "They don't like the 'strong
An Autobiography of the Years 1904-1911 Leonard Woolf. friendly with a young
man in Kandy, Christopher Smith. He came to me one day and asked me
whether I knew the Misses Robinson. I only just knew them. They were the
daughters of a planter, and Mrs. Robinson had taken a house in Kandy for a
month or two and was living in it with her two daughters, Ethel aged 22 and
Rachel aged 1 9. The two girls had a passion for riding and had brought their
horses with them. Smith ...
Sinnatamby, 45-46 Smith, Christopher, 1 50-153 Southorn, Lady, see Bella Woolf
Southorn, Sir W. T., 34; 39; 44548; 55-56; 178 Stephen, Adrian, 246 Stephen,
Virginia, 246-247; 251 Stevenson, Sir Malcolm, 86; 90-91; 97 Strachey, Letters to
Lytton, 47; 56-62; 78; 84; 93; 125; 157; 172-175 Tamils, 32-33; 48-49; 52- 55i93!
132 Tangalla, 71 Templer, G. D., 98-102 Templer, Judge, 136-137 Tennis,
Sacrament of, 44-47 ; 135 Tissamaharama, 175; 199 Tooth, Buddha's, 142-145;
159; 162 ...
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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