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It stood upon a peninsula — the Jaffna peninsula , which is connected with the
mainland of Ceylon by a narrow causeway , Elephant Pass . As we approached
Elephant Pass in the early morning , the country gradually changed .
Next morning at Talawa a villager told me a curious story about buffaloes . I had
several times during the outbreak been told that buffaloes which got the disease
would often break out madly and travel long distances to die in the place where ...
something behind it which I would learn in the morning . So I lay awake hour after
hour tortured by the tortured howling of the child . In the morning I asked my boy
what it all meant . He was very sorry , he said ; the people , a mother and father ...
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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