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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 ...
I remember one year riding in the morning from my bungalow on the seashore to
the kachcheri through a dead brown world . Everything was completely dried up ,
not a sign or sound of life anywhere , not a drop of water , not a speck of mud in ...
I was sitting in the kachcheri late one afternoon holding a most exasperating
enquiry — it was , I think , connected with a Kandyan divorce case . The
Ratemahatmaya , the interpreter , the three parties to the case ( the two husbands
and wife ) ...
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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