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There is one thing I should like to say before finally leaving the Civil Service
Arbitration Tribunal. For me personally and psychologically, as I have said, I
always found the work interesting, though at the same time I always felt that from
a public ...
Given these conditions, our provincial administration had some very good points ;
it was honest and, though patriarchal and paternal, i.e. no doubt 'feudal', the civil
servant at the top, as ruler, was concerned solely with what he thought to be ...
which comes to a people when they win "independence", when they govern
themselves. When I left the Civil Service in 191 1, every Civil Servant
administering in the provinces and districts was a European, indeed practically
every member of ...
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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