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I also sometimes had to act as Superintendent of Police . In a letter to Lytton I tell him of an incident which shows the kind of thing one had to do as a Superintendent of Police . A Police Constable came to my bungalow early in the ...
But I was never a full - time Police Magistrate and only acted occasionally as Superintendent of Police , and one soon found , as I said above , that it was extremely difficult to prevent effectively the primitive and illegal methods of ...
John Scott , as A.G.A. , was responsible for law and order in the camp , sat as Police Magistrate , and was Koddu Superintendent ; I was Assistant Koddu Superintendent ; Stevenson was Superintendent of Police .
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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