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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. It seemed to be ...
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 of instinct ...
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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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - robertsgirl - LibraryThing
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