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I set off at once to the sea , accompanied by police , headmen , the accused , and
the child ' s relations . The young man took us to the place where he had thrown
the body into the sea . The headmen collected 20 or 30 villagers and all day ...
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 the
police and ...
There was very little crime in Hambantota town and the police force consisted , as
I have said , of one Police Sergeant . During my three years there the various
races and religions had lived amicably side by side . But a night or two before I
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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