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It was mainly due to the welcome and the help which I got from every
Government officer from the Governor down to the eighty-three-year- old ... Every
Government Agent whom I met, except one, went out of his way to impress upon
me the fact ...
Another thing which told in my favour, rather surprisingly, was the official diary
which I kept from August 28, 1908, to May 15, 191 1, when I was Assistant
Government Agent of the Hambantota District in Ceylon. All Government Agents
He had committed two entirely different offences, one as the owner of the buffalo
and one as village headman, and I punished him for the one as Police Magistrate
and for the other as Assistant Government Agent. Yes, Mudaliyar, it was just.
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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