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But gradually these feelings , when I was left by myself in the kachcheri to deal
with the people and their business , began to evaporate and in the end , I think ,
they died out of me altogether . I liked unobserved to observe the perpetual ...
Another big dispute which I settled interested me greatly . There was in
Hambantota town a mosque and quite a large number of Moslems , chiefly
Malays . I knew that a great deal of ill - feeling had arisen among them , when the
Hakim died ...
... of yesterday amicably . No one had been seriously hurt . There has also never
been any religious feeling in the town and there is no doubt that , if cases with
proctors on each side had been engaged on , such feeling would be engendered
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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
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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