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I therefore with some trepidation called upon him to ask him to take me in . His
bungalow appalled me . It was in a side street , smothered in trees , hot , stuffy ,
full of mosquitoes and geckos — not a breath of air ever found its way in . I found
About 6 or 8 miles from Jaffna there was a village called Manippay in which was
an American mission with a small hospital and an American doctor in charge .
Shipton went off to Manippay and brought the American doctor to see me .
vihare ; in the shrine was a table and on the table five bellshaped caskets , called
karanduas , one within the other like Chinese boxes , and under the last and
smallest casket lay the Tooth . The Tooth could never be taken out or shown
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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