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But the Boers are a stiff - necked race and Engelbrecht was a Boer of the Boers .
One of my predecessors who was A . G . A . Hambantota in 1906 reported to the
Government that Engelbrecht was living in the greatest poverty and squalor and ...
The defendant was Engelbrecht . It was a paternity case by the woman against
him . He denied paternity . There was , however , very good evidence that he had
been living with the woman in the old prison , and she unwrapped the naked ...
One day Engelbrecht shot a she - bear and then found a small bear cub in the
grass nearby . He took the cub and reared it . He had a small Sinhalese boy who
drove his bullock cart and the bear became passionately devoted to the boy .
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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