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He turned upon me , red in the face , and violently told me that I was talking
nonsense . Emboldened by Charles , the dead cat , and the dead snake , I told
him what cards had been played by whom and turned up the trick which proved
that he ...
I tore his cheque up and told him that unless he paid for the licence in cash I
would not give it to him . He tried to bluster , but I had him turned out of my room
and out of the kachcheri . The clerks told me later that he had returned and paid
There was a well - known water hole about 1 } miles through the jungle on the left
of the road , and he told me that it was in a terrible state as there were bodies of
dead buffaloes in and around it . It was the dry season and there would be no ...
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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