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Mr. X was always unpleasant to us and one day succeeded during a kind of
gymkhana by a piece of violent horseplay in putting Scafe and me in an
ignominious position . It is curious — and then again , if one remembers Freud , it
is of course ...
I can't write about anything else ; here are the only realities , and the curious
feelings they excite , the only pleasant feelings . Perhaps they are not the only
ones ; when I read your letters first , you are for the moment real again . I can
laugh too ...
Although the white population of Jaffna was so small , it contained a high
percentage of curious characters . One of the most curious exhibits was Sir
William Twynam , K.C.M.G. When I knew him he was 79 years old , living in a
house not far ...
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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
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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