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An outbreak of rinderpest had occurred in the island and there were cases of the
disease in the Uva Province which adjoined my District . On February 18th there
were three cases of the disease among bulls in Hambantota town . These bulls ...
arranged to meet there the Muhandiram or chief headman of the area to discuss
with him these rinderpest difficulties and problems . The Muhandiram was a very
intelligent Sinhalese , English educated ; he had been sent to Hambantota from ...
jungle was soaking wet and so was I . I had a copy of the rinderpest regulations
in my pocket and a matchbox with a few matches in it . I decided that I would light
a fire under a big tree while there was still light and resign myself to a night in the
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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