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ILLUSTRATIONS ( between pages 96 and 97 ) The author in Jaffna Fisherman
on Jaffna lagoon Jaffna Hindu temple Pearl Fishery : Arab divers with nose clips
Pearl Fishery : Preparing to dive Pearl Fishery : Boats arriving from the banks ...
The Ceylon Pearl Fishery is said to go back to very ancient times . The pearl
oyster ( Pinctada ) , which is more nearly related to the mussel than to the edible
oyster , breeds on the pearl banks in the Gulf of Mannar some miles off the barren
From the point of view of law and order nothing could have been more
dangerously precarious than the Pearl Fishery camp , a ... As the Fishery went on
, the town became fuller and fuller of a highly valuable form of property , pearls .
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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