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I therefore with some trepidation called upon him to ask him to take me in. »vHis
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 him
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 bell- shaped 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