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With every shake he gave it , its body gave him a violent blow on the ribs a and the tail curled round like the thong of a whip and hit him in the face on the opposite side of his 39 JAFFNA.
What showed me that he had so completely grasped my position was that when he gave me the telegram he said : “ of course if you prefer it I will tear this up now and you can go off tonight .
Then I took the ploughs and bulls to Tissa and gave demonstrations there . Almost at once I got applications for 80 or 90 ploughs , which I immediately ordered from Colombo . In the end 3 , 140 acres were cultivated , of which 2,420 ...
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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