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Immense herds of deer, buffaloes before the rinderpest, pig, elephants roamed
about in the open paying hardly any attention to you. The northern boundary of
the Sanctuary was also the northern boundary of my District and the southern
boundary of the Province of Uva; the eastern boundary was a river, the
Kumbukkan Oya, which was the western boundary of the Eastern Province. The
Game Watchers were expected to keep a broad track cleared all along the
northern boundary, and ...
... tiny village in dense jungle in the Uva Province, but it had no roads to it and
was so far from any inhabited place in Uva that it was practically inaccessible to
the G.A. of that Province. It was about ten miles from Tissa- maharama and the
A. G.A. Hambantota always had to look after it. It was a very curious experience.
The pilgrimage, which took place every three or four years, was famous in Ceylon
and all over Southern India. In the 225 ...
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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
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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