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But over a very large part of Ceylon the country is the exact opposite of the sandy austerity of Jaffna and Hambantota in which I spent nearly six years of my Ceylon life . It is , as in so many other places , mainly a question of rain ...
а famous in Ceylon and all over Southern India . In the old days great numbers of pilgrims used to come from India . They trailed along the south coast of Ceylon through Galle and Matara into the Hambantota district .
But for a time I did dismiss Ceylon from my mind . I saw a great deal of them all and went to the Russian Ballet and the Ring with them , and dined with Vanessa and Clive and with Virginia and Adrian , and stayed with Virginia in a ...
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Playing tennis with starched whites with the other English administrators and then chatting over G and Ts in the tropical warm of the evening in an old Dutch fort on the north-east coast of Sri Lanka ... Read full review
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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