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One evening on my arrival I found the Duttons in the Rest House ; he had been
ordered to come and try a case which , for some reason , the Tangalla Police
Magistrate and District Judge — who was Southorn — could not take . The
He was away , but I found her at home in a two - storied house . ... it went on , the
feeling of agitation and tenseness which I had felt on the verandah of the
Tangalla Rest House returned — also the continued sense of her hostility
towards me .
We adjourned to a coconut tree in the compound of the Rest House and there the
operation of shaving the old man was completed before me and an enormous
crowd of spectators . The spectators were obviously delighted and amused and ...
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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