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After I had lived some months with Dutton , I began to I urge him to mix with other people and suggested that he should come with me one evening to the tennis courts . At first he refused , but I saw that he was rather anxious to do so ...
And the answer to that was : “ You are receiving in this office 500 letters a day , or 13,000 a month . ... letters would continually increase and eventually you would be answering letters today which you received months and years ago .
... and accurately described in the following letter which I wrote to Lytton about a month after I arrived in Hambantota ... 1908 Hambantota Ceylon I have often been on the point of writing in the last months and never quite reached it ...
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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