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In the jungle the wild elephant was always to me the most alarming of all the
animals . Coming upon him suddenly , as I so often did , in thick jungle he
seemed to me gigantic towering up above me ; there is , too , something primeval
my way through 200 or 300 yards of thick jungle north of the track into an
enormous open clearing , circular , about half a mile or more in diameter . One
used sometimes to see deer , peafowl , or jungle fowl in it and that was why I
used to go ...
along the Tissa road in order to get to Tissa as early as possible next morning .
My carts and servants went by road and I rode , cutting across country through
scrub jungle . One evening , when I was doing this , I arrived at the bungalow
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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