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Some months later Miss Beeching did marry Dutton . Oddly enough , I cannot remember whether I was or was not at the wedding - I rather think I was not . At any rate , just about that time I was moved to another post , to Kandy hundreds ...
I was extremely pleased , partly to get away from Jaffna by myself for a month , and partly because it was almost unheard of for anyone with only a year and a half's experience to be appointed A.G.A. I enjoyed that month enormously .
... and accurately described in the following letter which I wrote to Lytton about a month after I arrived in Hambantota ... 1908 Hambantota Ceylon I have often been on the point of writing in the last months and never quite reached it ...
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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