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From Hambantota town to Kataragama there were practically no villages and
neither food nor shelter was obtainable . Among pilgrims there are always a large
number of sick people who are brought to the temple to be cured by the God .
S complete isolation , I enjoyed my fortnight and left Kataragama with slight regret
. The complete self - confidence of the British imperialist in 1910 was really rather
strange . Here was I , an Englishman aged 29 , who had collected in the ...
as n ya to come to Kataragama and the revenue which they obtained from
offerings must have been pretty considerable . There was not cover enough in
the village to shelter 1 , 000 people ; there had been heavy rain during the
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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