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I have rarely felt anything to be stranger and more incongruous than the
spectacle of the heir of all the Sidneys sitting in his ancestral mansion. He was an
elderly gentleman, obviously in poor health, sitting in a small ugly room. Whether
I do not really like sitting on committees and am not a good rank-and-file
committee man, though I can be a very good secretary and even, when I take the
trouble, a good chairman. There is, of course, a kind of childish or ignoble
pleasure in ...
... Party's promises and insist that some nugatory sum should be included in the
Kenya budget for the education of African children and the provision of roads in
the African Reserves. In the second, once more with Charles Buxton, I sit in No.
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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