He did not join any of the left-wing groups springing up in Germany, but he wanted to be sent to boarding school.
At the boarding school she founded for girls, she tries to reverse these pressures.
It has restored the reputation of the English boarding school.
Her first book, a memoir of her two years working at a boarding school in Jordan, will be published by Algonquin Books in 2011.
Not quite ten, Lewis was sent almost immediately from his Belfast home to a brutal English boarding school.
"Oh—the housekeeper's niece," replied Peggy, in her boarding school French.
I asked him to whom she was to have been married, when she was taken from the boarding school.
"Being expelled from boarding school may have a soothing effect on her," agreed Jerry grimly.
I met him once when he came to see Marjorie at boarding school.
I've been at boarding school nearly a year, and I'm almost dead with lessons.