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... the country , the people , and the way of life which were entirely different from
everything in London and Cambridge to which I had been born and bred . To
understand the people and the way they lived in the villages of West Giruwa
30 a . m . to give me the West Giruwa Pattu returns . On March 11th and 12th , the
Mudaliyar of Magampattu , the Head Clerk of the kachcheri , and eight other
clerks sat with me from 7 . 30 a . m . to 7p . m . each day checking returns . On
The kind of thing which I did is shown by the following extract from my official
diary for June 26th , 1909 : e CO I have received several complaints from the G .
A . Sabaragamuwa that rinderpest is being spread from East Giruwa Pattu into ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Jenney - LibraryThing
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