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1 The Arabs ran their boats up on to the sand and with a tremendous shouting
rushed into the koddu carrying their oysters in great baskets . The koddu was an
enormous fenced square enclosure with nine open huts running down it from end
John Scott , as A . G . A . , was responsible for law and order in the camp , sat as
Police Magistrate , and was Koddu Superintendent ; I was Assistant Koddu
Superintendent ; Stevenson was Superintendent of Police . Stevenson and I
shared a ...
A Koddu Superintendent had to be in the koddu the whole time , keeping order
among the hundreds of shouting , gesticulating Arabs in the light of Alickering oil
lamps and torches and taking over the Government ' s oysters . In the day one ...
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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