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I suppose the area which it covers must be nearly equal to that of Trafalgar Square ; it has a rather beautiful solidity and austerity ; it is perfectly intact , the ramparts , walls , and bastions being exactly what they must have been ...
They were bad players and usually played singles together , and I handed Dutton over to them ; for the next few months Dutton used to come and play nearly every evening a hopelessly incompetent game of tennis with Miss Case and Miss ...
He was congenitally and incorrigibly lazy , and , as soon as he found that I was extremely competent and the opposite to him so far as laziness was concerned , he made me do all my work and nearly all of his .
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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