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When I arrived in Jaffna , I was met by the Office Assistant , Wilfrid Thomas Southorn , who eventually became Sir W. T. Southorn , Governor of Gambia , and who married my sister Bella . In order that the reader may understand the ...
Of these two the senior was the O.A. ( Office Assistant to the Government Agent ) who might have anything from one to six years ' service ; the junior was called a Cadet , and every civil servant when he first arrived was attached to ...
... the Superintendent of Police , the Assistant Superintendent of Police , and the District Judge . And perched up on one of the bastions was a bungalow for the Office Assistant . a a It was in this bungalow on the bastion that 50 GROWING.
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Playing tennis with starched whites with the other English administrators and then chatting over G and Ts in the tropical warm of the evening in an old Dutch fort on the north-east coast of Sri Lanka ... Read full review
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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