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After collection I had to arrange for the transport of the salt from the lewaya to the
Government salt stores at Hambantota or Kirinda. After tenders had been called
for, this was done on contract at so much per ton by contractors in Hambantota ...
The salt was bagged and weighed at the lewaya and the weight of salt marked
on the outside of each bag just before transportation. They were weighed again
on receipt at the store and the weights recorded. Between receipt at the store and
I had the sick bulls isolated and rode down to the lewaya in the evening, had all
the cattle there rounded up and counted ; I put them in charge of watchers and
ordered them to see that none were removed and no other cattle brought to the ...
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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