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I suppose it must have been another ten days or a fortnight before I was allowed to leave the hospital . Since childhood I have rarely had an illness severe enough to be followed by what one can accurately call convalescence .
205 of 26th April to the Government Agent , , Southern Province , regarding the acquisition of land required for the Public Works Department Store at Tangalla , leaves much to be desired . 2. His Excellency accordingly desires you to ...
In May my leave would be up . So in February , being still in doubt about the future , I decided to try to get my leave extended . On February 14th , 1912 , I asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies to extend my leave for four ...
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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