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he had been living a stuffy, petit bourgeois* life behind lace curtains in some
dreary, respectable back street. The war and the bombs seemed completely to
have changed his outlook on life. He had not quite reached the stage of wisdom
in the ...
have servants living in, provided that you have enough money to organize your
physical life without them. It was only when we had become comfortably well off
that we dispensed with the comfort of a cook. We bought the kinds of things which
in fear, regret, pity, for the annihilation or snuffing out of a life, of a living being. If
you are the Pope or the Archbishop of Canterbury or the rector of Rodmell or the
Queen of England or the headmaster of Eton or the Lord Chancellor or the ...
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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