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suburb is urban , as a rule horribly and hideously urban , and markedly different from the countryside and the rural village . When you pass from the town and its suburbs into the country you pass from one life or age into another .
to speak Sinhalese , sitting under a tree in a village or on the bund of a village tank and discussing with the villagers their interminable problems , disputes , grievances . And when I revisited Ceylon for the first time , after fifty ...
It is not a pleasant business to ride and drive through villages and shoot the cattle and buffaloes of the villagers whom one knows and likes . The whole village seemed to have turned out and the men were standing on the road round the ...
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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