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But her quiet determination, the oak and triple brass enabled her to overcome all
difficulties. She became a first-class doctor in Brighton. Octavia practised as a
doctor in Montpelier Crescent, Brighton, and lived there with Elizabeth Robins.
She agreed to this and next day I drove her to Brighton. She had a long talk with
Octavia by herself and then Octavia came into the front room in Montpelier
Crescent and she and I discussed what we should do. We stood talking by the
I very soon observed the difference in values between my attitude to the swot and
that of the other boys and the masters in my prep school in Brighton when I went
there in 1892 at the age of twelve. I kept my knowledge to myself, but, being by ...
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Ah, the somewhat less famous husband of Virginia! I've read volumes 1 and 5 of his autobiography, and loved them. Leonard Woolf was an extremely intelligent man and an excellent writer. His prose has ... Read full review