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I gave my official explanation in writing to His Excellency the Governor and to the
Central Government in Colombo. I said that I had never deliberately hit Mr.
Sanderasekara or anyone else in Jaffna or anywhere else in the world with a
Sir, I am directed to request you to inform Mr. Woolf that His Excellency the
Governor has observed that the tone of his comments in his diary and in
endorsement No. 205 of 26th April to the Government Agent, Southern Province,
regarding the ...
From the Under Secretary of State Downing Street 23 April 1912 Sir, I am
directed by Mr. Secretary Harcourt to inform you that the Governor of Ceylon has
now reported that the extension of absence for which you applied cannot be
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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