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Then there was the Office Assistant to the Government Agent and the
Archaeological Commissioner, and there may have been also, but of this I am
uncertain, the District Judge and the Police Magistrate. We were all civil servants.
They were ...
Districts were in the charge of an Assistant Government Agent (the A.G.A.), a civil
servant of anything from six to twenty years' service. The A.G.A. had his
Residence and District kachcheri in the "out- station", the chief town of his District;
he was ...
Of these two the senior was the O.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
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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
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This is the second book Leonard Woolf wrote of his life. He is a graceful author, and a sensitive man. Good look into an aristocratic young britisher and his growing up. Read full review