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along the road as far as you could see and then forward along the road as far as you could see , the road behind and the road in front of you were absolutely identical , a straight ribbon of white or grey between two walls of green .
At last I said to him : " I have been sitting here working since 9 o'clock this morning and I want some exercise and fresh air . I am going for a walk on the Tissamaharama road . There is , of course , no need for you to come , but I ...
along the Tissa road in order to get to Tissa as early as possible next morning . My carts and servants went by road and I rode , cutting across country through scrub jungle . One evening , when I was doing this , I arrived at the ...
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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