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He was half - grown when I first knew him , and , when I was on circuit in the
jungle or Game Sanctuary with Engelbrecht , he would follow us all day like a
dog along the tracks , only stopping to dig out an ants ' nest if he came upon one .
I wrote to the Assistant Conservator of Forests that I did not think that even the law
, which everyone knew was an ass , could include the sea in the legal definition
of a forest . The Assistant Conservator of Forests released the stones from ...
Just before I left Hambantota an incident occurred which proved — what I knew
only too well — that one never knew what might not happen and that , even in the
quietest place , peace was precarious . There was very little crime in ...
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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