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He turned upon me , red in the face , and violently told me that I was talking
nonsense . Emboldened by Charles , the dead cat , and the dead snake , I told
him what cards had been played by whom and turned up the trick which proved
that he ...
He fell upon the rocks below , turned another somersault round another boulder ,
and there again was the end of his tail jutting out beyond the rock . Very very
cautiously we crept down with our rifles ready and peered round the rock . He
It turned out that it was the Arachchi himself who owned the buffaloes . You fined
the Arachchi 10 rupees for not carrying out his duties as headman and not seeing
that the buffaloes were impounded . Then , as Police Magistrate , you tried him ...
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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