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About three months after I went to live in Dutton's bungalow , he told me one
evening that he had had a most unpleasant case to try that morning . The Tamil
advocate in question had brought a case against a young Burgher girl for abuse
And the answer to that was : “ You are receiving in this office 500 letters a day , or
13,000 a month . Nine out ... letters would continually increase and eventually
you would be answering letters today which you received months and years ago .
I think that my state of mind is honestly and accurately described in the following
letter which I wrote to Lytton about a month after I arrived in Hambantota : 2nd Oct
. , 1908 Hambantota Ceylon I have often been on the point of writing in the last ...
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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