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We told him what was happening in the bathroom and he asked us what we wanted done with the bitch and her puppies . We said we wanted to get her and her basket into another small room so that we could use the bathroom .
If anyone came for an interview , they had to see me and , if they wanted to go beyond me to him , they had to put what they wanted to say in writing . This applied even to Government servants . He would never see the head clerk or the ...
... wanted to see whether animals would come to drink and what would happen . Walking round the hole I came upon the body of a wild pig , obviously partly eaten by a leopard . а The Arachchi agreed with me that the leopard would ...
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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