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He was , I think , rather , pleased to be asked to go for a walk with the A.G.A. and the Salt Superintendent , and he would be seen by all his ... We discussed the matter as we walked in the usual squirrel cage of fruitless argument .
Following me and murmuring as I walked to the trap they had less understanding of my ways , my intentions , my affection for them than the half - bred bitch walking at my heels . They were the nicest of people and I was very fond of ...
I knew exactly how the road and the tracks ran and that , if I walked due west , I would come out either dead on the bungalow or a little to the north of it on the Tissa road or a little to the south of it on a path to a village ...
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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