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In charge of the Province was a Government Agent ( always referred to as the G .
A . ) , a senior civil servant of 20 years ' service or more . The Provincial
government office or offices , the kachcheri , was always in the chief town of the
He was responsible for all municipal and local government , for all minor roads
and minor irrigation works , for sale or development of Crown Lands , for welfare
work , for law and order , and for a great deal of paternal government unknown in
The Government sent to take his place as O . A . a man called Leak . Normally he
would never have been appointed an 0 . A . for he was a senior civil servant . But
he was extremely ill with T . B . and the Government sent him to the dry climate ...
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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