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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 ...
Next morning the leading Moslems and Buddhists came to see me , and the following entry in my official diary shows what happened : The leaders on both sides wished to settle the matter of yesterday amicably . No one had been seriously ...
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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
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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