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When I arrived in Jaffna , I was met by the Office Assistant , Wilfrid Thomas
Southorn , who eventually became Sir W . T . Southorn , Governor of Gambia ,
and who married my sister Bella . In order that the reader may understand the ...
Of these two the senior was the O . A . ( Office Assistant to the Government Agent
) who might have anything from one to six years ' service ; the junior was called a
Cadet , and every civil servant when he first arrived was attached to some ...
I was only a year in Kandy in the post of Office Assistant , for having arrived there
in August , 1907 , I left in August , 1908 , to take up my duties as Assistant
Government Agent , Hambantota , in the Southern Province . I had less than four
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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
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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