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Districts were in the charge of an Assistant Government Agent ( the A.G.A. ) ... The A.G.A. had his Residence and District kachcheri in the “ outstation ” ...
I was the only white man in the 400 square miles of the District , and here for the first time I learnt the profound happiness of complete solitude .
I set out to make the Hambantota District the best administered in the island , and I do not think that I deceive or flatter myself when I say that I ...
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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