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a a a in one by one all night long and even on into the following day . At one time we were fishing a Bank nearly 20 miles away and the boats , with a favourable wind , took four or five hours to get in , but the wind was consistently ...
It would be the night of the full moon , so I told him that I would and that I would spend my night at the water hole . I was very fond of sitting up over a water hole in this way and just watching the animals come and drink ; I took my ...
One could lie on it all night and get a fine view of the water hole and , raised up there , of an immense sea of trees and changing leaves , stretching away below one , beneath the light of the moon , , into infinity and eternity .
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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