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He came to me one day and asked me whether I knew the Misses Robinson . I only just knew them . They were the daughters of a planter , and Mrs. Robinson had taken a house in Kandy for a month or two and was living in it with her two ...
He was half - grown when I first knew him , and , when I was on circuit in the jungle or Game Sanctuary with Engelbrecht , he would follow us all day like a dog along the tracks , only stopping to dig out an ants ' nest if he came upon ...
wounded leopard was growling so that we knew it was still alive . Engelbrecht then cut down a sapling and said that he would climb on to the boulder and poke the leopard out with the sapling so that I could get a shot at it .
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Playing tennis with starched whites with the other English administrators and then chatting over G and Ts in the tropical warm of the evening in an old Dutch fort on the north-east coast of Sri Lanka ... Read full review
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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