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The Tamil crowd swarming on the station platforms or in the villages or in the
Jaffna streets has a look and air of its own , much less animated ( unless it is
angry ) and less gay than the Sinhalese in Colombo or Kandy or the Southern
There were 4 , 577 Tamil and Moor divers , most of whom came from India ; they
fished from open native boats . The Fishery lasted from February 20th to April 3rd
. Every morning about 2 or 3 a . m . , if the wind and sea were favourable , the ...
The Governor and the Government accepted my explanation , but I doubted —
and doubt — whether the Tamil Association and Mr . Sanderasekara believed or
accepted it . It shocked me that these people should think / that , as a white man ...
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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