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... when I said good-night to Victor, I asked him who had painted it and added that
I had got a great deal of pleasure by looking at it. I could not have said anything
to give Victor more pleasure or more effectively relieve the tension, for the ...
Some years before the eldest son had come to me and asked me to try to
persuade Mrs X to send the boy to a mental home, as he and the rest of the family
thought that his mother was ruining her life by immuring herself with the child.
It is rather strange that I have twice been asked to interfere in a case of this sort. I
once had a secretary who came to me and asked me to speak to her sister just as
Percy had asked me to speak to his mother. The sister had a very highly paid ...
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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