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suburb is urban , as a rule horribly and hideously urban , and markedly different from the countryside and the rural village . When you pass from the town and its suburbs into the country you pass from one life or age into another .
to speak Sinhalese , sitting under a tree in a village or on the bund of a village tank and discussing with the villagers their interminable problems , disputes , grievances . And when I revisited Ceylon for the first time , after fifty ...
According to this Talawa villager the disease had been brought to the village in the following way . Four years before a man in Talawa sold a she - buffalo to a man at Alutwewa , a village about 8 miles away .
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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