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This temporary town was laid out in regular streets : Main Street , Tank Street , New Street , New Moor Street . It was , I think , on February 15th that I sailed from Jaffna to Marichchukaddi in an open native boat .
A. , Mr. Woolf , who were riding up the street in the opposite direction . As they passed one another , Mr. Woolf turned his horse and deliberately hit Mr. Sanderasekara in the face with his riding whip . When I first read this document ...
did so , he would see clearly how people had encroached upon the old line of the street by building verandahs and stoeps out on to the highway . I remembered the long straight street in the glare and dust , the white houses and ...
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Playing tennis with starched whites with the other English administrators and then chatting over G and Ts in the tropical warm of the evening in an old Dutch fort on the north-east coast of Sri Lanka ... Read full review
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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