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and when he shook his head , I said : “ I am going to walk on to Tissa which , if we go on at this pace , we shall reach about two in the morning , for we ... We walked back , my companions limping slightly , but the best of friends .
Following me and murmuring as I walked to the trap they had less understanding of my ways , my intentions , my affection for them than the half - bred bitch walking at my heels . They were the nicest of people and I was very fond of ...
I knew exactly how the road and the tracks ran and that , if I walked due west , I would come out either dead on the bungalow or a little to the north of it on the Tissa road or a little to the south of it on a path to a village ...
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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