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It stood upon a peninsula — the Jaffna peninsulawhich is connected with the mainland of Ceylon by a narrow causeway , Elephant Pass . As we approached Elephant Pass in the early morning , the country gradually changed .
However much they liked their work and , up to a point , the people of Ceylon , as they walked into their office in the morning there was below the surface of their minds , when they passed through the crowd on the verandah , a feeling ...
From Kachchigala there is a path to Kandaketiya ( 1 ) miles ) and from there to Talawa ( 4 miles ) which I reached about 7.30 p.m. Next morning at Talawa a villager told me a curious story about buffaloes . I had several times during ...
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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