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I too, like everyone else, was at first irritated and contemptuous. But gradually
these feelings, when I was left by myself in the kachcheri to deal with the people
and their business, began to evaporate and in the end, I think, they died out of me
By that time, I was more or less comfortable — and I had been in acute discomfort
for days — and when I left the koddu about midnight, I was recovered. v*-' There
was a great deal to be said against our rule of Ceylon, which, of course, was ...
I refused to go in to help him, and eventually, having swallowed a great deal of
sea-water, exhausted and angry, he struggled ashore. I too was angry, especially
when I heard that it was being widely said that I had behaved in a cowardly and ...
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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