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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 of ...
It was the last thing I heard as I fell asleep at night , the first thing I heard when I
woke in the morning — the moment of silence , the heavy thud ; the moment of
silence , the heavy thud — the rhythm of the sea , the rhythm of Hambantota .
Next morning at Talawa a villager told me a curious story about buffaloes . I had
several times during the outbreak been told that buffaloes which got the disease
would often break out madly and travel long distances to die in the place where ...
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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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - robertsgirl - LibraryThing
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