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Indeed within four months of my arrival in Ceylon and three months of my arrival
in Jaffna , I was , to all intents and purposes , left for two weeks entirely and solely
in charge of the Northern Province , because the G.A. was and out of touch with ...
She arrived in Ceylon in February , and , as she had been born in 1826 , she was
then over 81 years old . One day in March a telegram came from the Colonial
Secretary to the G.A. saying that Her Majesty the Empress would arrive the ...
Two days later the party arrived and their leader Count Frijs called on me ,
accompanied by his daughter . The Count was a tall , very good - looking Swede
; the Countess made my heart , chaste and chastened by two years in
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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