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I sailed in an open Tamil boat with no protection from the sun and , as the bottom of the boat was usually full of the most ancient and fish - like smelling ...
There was no harbour and all the bigger boats and steamers from India and ... 15th that I sailed from Jaffna to Marichchukaddi in an open native boat .
which ran a rope held by a man in the boat , called a manduck . At a signal from the diver the man paid out the rope as fast as he could and the diver on ...
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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