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... chief town of his District ; he was under the orders of and directly responsible to the G.A. , but , owing to the long distances and difficulties of transport , he usually had a good deal of independence and scope for initiative .
They were bad players and usually played singles together , and I handed Dutton over to them ; for the next few months Dutton used to come and play nearly every evening a hopelessly incompetent game of tennis with Miss Case and Miss ...
In fact both the G.A. and the Diwa Nilame , as he was usually called , had a key to the shrine , and without the two being present the door could not be unlocked . In practice I , as 0.A. , kept the G.A.'s key , and arranged with ...
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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