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see an outbreak of it in a place like the Hambantota District is horrifying . It is
extremely infectious and , if introduced into a herd , practically every animal
caught it and the mortality rate was very high . It attacked all cattle including the
For months I spent hours and days trying to control the disease and limit the
disaster , riding hundreds of miles in order to try to enforce the regulations and
shooting stray cattle and buffaloes on the roads and in villages as a warning .
The kind ...
... look for them , where last year I must have seen two or three hundred . ” Among
the village cattle , the herds roaming on the lewayas , the cart bulls , the valuable
tame buffaloes used in large numbers for agricultural purposes under the great ...
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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