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A social analysis of the service in my time would , I think , have revealed the curious fact that , if you were thought to be not much of a " good fellow ” ur not much of a “ gentleman ” , this was considered by the Colonial Secretary ...
The Arachchi made a tiny movement to attract my attention , for he thought I did not see the leopard . At the same moment there was a sudden violent scuttle of the terrified mongoose out of the pig . The next moment there was no leopard ...
The God had not heard their prayers and they thought that perhaps if they made the child cry long and loud enough , the God would hear him . They had therefore pinched the child and had even pricked him with pins to make him cry .
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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