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It stood upon a peninsula — the Jaffna peninsulawhich is connected with the
mainland of Ceylon by a narrow causeway , Elephant Pass . As we approached
Elephant Pass in the early morning , the country gradually changed .
It was the last thing I heard as I fell asleep at night , the first thing I heard when I
woke in the morning — the moment of silence , the heavy thud ; the moment of
silence , the heavy thud — the rhythm of the sea , the rhythm of Hambantota .
30 p . m . wers Next morning at Talawa a villager told me à curious story about
buffaloes . I had several times during the out break been told that buffaloes which
got the disease would often break out madly and travel long distances to die in ...
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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