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All the correspondence passed through his hands and , if he was a first - rate civil
servant , whatever was submitted for decision by him to the G . A . would be
properly and clearly set out by him with a minute and probably a suggestion or ...
... had passed near his face . The Governor and the Government accepted my
explanation , but I doubted — and doubt — whether the Tamil Association and Mr
. Sanderasekara believed or accepted it . It shocked me that these people should
The licence prescribed through what streets the procession might go and always
contained a clause forbidding the beating of tom - toms while the procession was
passing a place of worship belonging to a different religious community .
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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