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A. ( Office Assistant to the Government Agent ) who might have anything from one to six years ' service ; the junior was called a Cadet , and every civil servant when he first arrived was attached to some provincial kachcheri as Cadet .
One side of the Fort had been converted into a prison and along another side a row of bungalows had been built in which lived the Superintendent of Police , the Assistant Superintendent of Police , and the District Judge .
By a series of accidents the Assistant Agency at Mannar became vacant . Government wired to the G.A. telling him to send me and actually appointed me to act as Assistant Agent . It was where I acted before for a month , but it is almost ...
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Playing tennis with starched whites with the other English administrators and then chatting over G and Ts in the tropical warm of the evening in an old Dutch fort on the north-east coast of Sri Lanka ... Read full review
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In the feudal society of Ceylon "I felt that there was some depth of happiness rather than pleasure, of satisfaction, . . . which the western world is losing or has lost." (p 158) Judgments such as ... Read full review