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... he dashed up to a Sinhalese man standing on the pavement , turned round , and committed a nuisance against his clean white cloth as though it were a London lamp - post . No one , the man included , seemed to be much concerned ...
The sky , the sea , the stars , the turtles , the bay , the palms , were so lusciously magnificent at Tangalla Rest House that Nature seemed to tremble on the verge — I don't think she ever actually feil over the verge — of vulgarity .
The whole village seemed to have turned out and the men were standing on the road round the bodies of the animals ; there was a hostile murmur from the small crowd . I explained to them that the owner had been warned , that by not ...
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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