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It was allowed only at intervals and no one was allowed to come to it except on a
ticket issued by the Ceylon Government . A limited number of tickets were sent to
the Government of India to issue to would - be Indian pilgrims and a certain ...
By immemorial custom they were not allowed to wear jackets ; the most that they
were allowed for covering of their breasts was a narrow strip of cloth which they
wound over their breasts and under their armpits . They asked my permission to ...
At first he said that the tom - tom beating caste had never been allowed to wear
jackets , but , after some discussion and cogitation , he said that if the women did
not put their arms into the sleeves , they might be allowed to wear jackets just ...
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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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - robertsgirl - LibraryThing
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