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Hundreds of natives stand round , looking on with the usual appearance of
complete indifference , and every time another foot of ground disappears , a long
" aiyo , aiyo ” goes up . The water is obviously from the sea which is about a mile
I remembered the long straight street in the glare and dust , the white houses and
verandahs , and women's heads peering through blinds or round doors to see
what the white men were stopping for . I remembered that my horse had been ...
We set off round the tank and after about half a mile I pointed out to him a large
crocodile lying by the water's edge about 30 yards from us . The Baron took
careful aim and fired , and his bullet hit the ground less than 15 yards from his
toes and ...
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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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - robertsgirl - LibraryThing
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