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It had three divisions : Magampattu in the east, East Giruwa Pattu in the centre,
and West Giruwa Pattu in the west. Magampattu was almost entirely covered with
jungle. It contained the small town of Hambantota, but otherwise only small ...
On March 11th and 12th, the Mudaliyar of Magampattu, the Head Clerk of the
kachcheri, and eight other clerks sat with me from 7.30 a.m. to 7 p.m. each day
checking returns. On March 13th I wired the figures to the Superintendent of
There was a great deal of "big game" in thejunglesof Magampattu : leopard, bear,
elephant, buffalo, sambhur deer, spotted deer, and pig. Both in Magampattu and
in the two western pattus snipe were plentiful in the wet season, and on 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