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I thought I should come back by a mad way and started out down the coast where there were no roads only sand and palmyra trees . No one ever goes there and the sand has heaped itself up into great curves and ridges .
When they ran my boat up on to the sandy beach at Marichchukaddi and I jumped down into the sand , I felt that , though my body was unwashed and unshaved , my mind had been curiously cleaned and purified . Naturally I was instantly and ...
The sandy track in the wilderness of sand was quite invisible and there were no villages and no inhabitants . All I could do was to look at the stars and ride south and trust to luck . My horse then performed one of those curious feats ...
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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