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The deer roamed about the large compound, the monkey when we were not in
the bungalow was chained to a pillar of the verandah and usually sat on the roof
which the chain was long enough to allow him to reach. The leopard had been ...
was also great friends with the deer; he used to stalk the deer and suddenly jump
on his back with his foreleg over the shoulder in true leopard manner, and the
deer would then shake him off and butt him round and round the compound, both
There was a great deal of "big game" in the jungles of Magampattu : leopard,
bear, elephant, buffalo, sambhur deer, spotted deer, and pig. Both in Magampattu
and in the two western pattus snipe were plentiful in the wet season, and on 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