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He would never see the head clerk or the kachcheri Mudlayar , who was a kind of
A . D . C . to the G . A . and head of all the headmen — even these officers if they
wanted to say anything to him had to put it in writing . Price was not one of those ...
office I always sent for the head clerk and said to him : “ Every letter received in
this kachcheri after this week must be answered on the day of its receipt unless it
is waiting for an order from me or from the G . A . ” The answer of the head clerk ...
There was none of the usual stir and movement , no smiles , lifting of eyebrows ,
shakings of the head . They stood quite still ... I knew them well enough by now to
know exactly what was passing through their heads . “ He is a white man , this ...
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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