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Intelligence and the intellectual produced the same feeling of uneasiness ,
suspicion , and dislike among the white population of Jaffna and Ceylon as they
had on the P . & O . Syria , in St . Paul ' s School , and in nearly all strata or
pockets of ...
nearly from over - eagerness to justify himself gave himself away . When the wire
of Government came approving his proposal , he asked me ( damn him ) whether
I was pleased ; the violence of my “ No , not at all ” absolutely threw him out ...
... 111 - 114 ; Tissamaharama , 175 ; 199 relations with Price , 115 – Tooth ,
Buddha ' s , 142 – 145 ; 119 ; 124 - 127 ; Acting 159 ; 162 A . G . A . Mannar , 119
– 124 ; Twynam , Sir William , 104 – twice nearly swindled , 127 – 105 131 ; 0 .
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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