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It is a cruel and disgusting disease ; often I have come upon a diseased bull or
buffalo wandering about in a field or jungle ... In Magampattu one had to think not
only of the domestic cattle and buffaloes , but also of the large numbers of wild ...
The disease had died out among the wild buffaloes , but immense numbers had
died . I recorded that “ I have not seen 25 buffaloes , though I went about to look
for them , where last year I must have seen two or three hundred . ” Among the ...
In the jungle - surrounded arable areas of Magampattu , like Tissamaharama ,
where tame buffaloes were being continually infected by diseased wild buffaloes
, I did something by large - scale removal of uninfected buffaloes to remote
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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
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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