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I left Anuradhapura at 9 o'clock in the evening of Tuesday, January 3rd, and the
bullock cart with its broken and battered passengers arrived at Elephant Pass at
9 o'clock in the morning of Thursday, January 5th. The town of Jaffna, for which I ...
From Kachchigala there is a path to Kandaketiya (i^ miles) and from there to
Talawa (4 miles) which I reached about 7.30 p.m. Next morning at Talawa a
villager told me a curious story about buffaloes. I had several times during the
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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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