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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 altogether . I liked unobserved to observe the ...
I had again on me that delicious feeling of setting out alone on a voyage into the unknown . The feeling was intensified by Polgahawela . What a soft liquid gentle Sinhalese word this — Field of Coconuts— was when one compared it with ...
There has also never been any religious feeling in the town and there is no doubt that , if cases with proctors on each side had been engaged on , such feeling would be engendered .
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Playing tennis with starched whites with the other English administrators and then chatting over G and Ts in the tropical warm of the evening in an old Dutch fort on the north-east coast of Sri Lanka ... Read full review
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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