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But though she was always very much an English lady of the upper middle class,
she was never a typical young lady. Jlli robur et aes triplex circum pectus erat—
oak and triple brass were around her breast — in all the important things of life.
He might have come out of a novel by Balzac or perhaps Zola or a tale of
Maupassant — very, very English, a character not uncommon in rural England
from the time of Shakespeare. It is strange that, though he was so English, I think
of three ...
an autobiography of the years 1939-1969 Leonard Woolf. Edition. We had no
difficulty with the few English publishers, but in America it was a long and delicate
business. At last all was settled successfully and it was possible to go ahead with
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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