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When collection was going on , I often suddenly got on my horse and rode ten or
twenty miles to pay a surprise visit . No one knew when this severe A . G . A .
might not appear riding on the horizon and discover someone not doing his work
Coming upon him suddenly , as I so often did , in thick jungle he seemed to me
gigantic towering up above me ; there is , too , something primeval and malignant
about him , his pachydermatous greyness , his wicked little eye , the menace of ...
Suddenly one of the lower castes announced that they would follow the same
practice and the higher caste objected . When a man of the lower caste died and
the corpse was about to be carried out , a large crowd of the higher caste
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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