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The jungle is almost always completely silent . All the way up to Elephant Pass I saw hardly any birds and no ... Except in the few villages through which we passed we met scarcely any human beings . In the day the heat and dust were ...
I left Anuradhapura at 9 o'clock in the evening of Tuesday , January 3rd , and the bullock cart with its broken and battered passengers arrived at Elephant Pass at 9 o'clock in the morning of Thursday , January 5th .
Walking up what was before the village street , you passed boutique after boutique , selling flowers and fruit , to be offered in the temple and mutatis mutandis you might have been passing the shops in Lisieux or even in London's ...
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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