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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
An Autobiography of the Years 1904-1911 Leonard Woolf. PEARL FISHERY
Arab divers with nose clips Preparing to dive PEARL FISHERY 20 The Empress
Eugénie ABOVE : The author.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Jenney - LibraryThing
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