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In my last three years in Ceylon, I lived a great deal in this kind of solid jungle
country, for it covered half of the Hambantota District where I was Assistant
Government Agent. It is oppressive and menacing, but I got to like it very much. It
is full of ...
... less comfortable — and I had been in acute discomfort for days — and when I
left the koddu about midnight, I was recovered. There was a great deal to be said
against our rule of Ceylon, which, of course, was bleak "imperialism" or what is ...
I knew that a great deal of ill-feeling had arisen among them, when the Hakim
died, over the selection of a successor. Some of them wanted Mr. Doole, a chief
headman, to be appointed, others wanted a Mr. Bahar who was the Government
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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