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Travelling through it by road , all you see is the two unending solid walls of trees and undergrowth on either side of you . The green walls are high enough to prevent the slightest eddy of wind stirring the hot air .
I am all and always upon the side of law and order , and my time in Ceylon , where I was on the Government side of the fence , strengthened me in this attitude , simply because without law and order , strictly enforced , life for ...
The leaders on both sides wished to settle the matter of yesterday amicably . No one had been seriously hurt . There has also never been any religious feeling in the town and there is no doubt that , if cases with proctors on each side ...
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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