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An outbreak of rinderpest had occurred in the island and there were cases of the
disease in the Uva Province which adjoined my District. On February 1 8th there
were three cases of the disease among bulls in Hambantota town. These bulls ...
Here were two bulls suffering from rinderpest in a gala. Struck across country to
Abesekaragama (3 miles) where "the Abeskera of Abesekaragama" (an old
dismissed Vidana Arachchi of the old type with any amount of influence) met me
... Herr 219-220 Hambantota, 172-245; Residency, 174, 176-177; characteristics
of, 175-176; Census in, 181- 182; salt industry, 182-187; rinderpest in, 187- 200;
big game shooting in, 217-221; gambling in, 235; dispute about land, 236-237; ...
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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