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jaffng 20 40 Miles Adam's NORTHERN Mullaittivu Bridge Mannars PROVINCE EASE Trincomalee NORTH Anuradhapura CENTRAL NORTH Puttalam PROVINCE WESTERN Batticaloa Chilaw PROVINCE Matale Kurunegala PROVINCE PROVINCE Kandy Negombol PROVINCE ...
The island was divided administratively into nine Provinces and some of the Provinces were subdivided into Districts . In charge of the Province was a Government Agent ( always referred to as the G.A. ) , a senior civil servant of 20 ...
He had retired after 50 years in the Ceylon Civil Service , ail of it spent in Jaffna , and over 40 years as Government Agent , Northern Province . On his retirement he bought a house and continued to live in Jaffna .
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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