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I have definitely promised to stay next week with two of them on their estates about 10 miles away : I shall have to but I dread it . ... I stayed with the planters some days and , of course , it was much better than I expected .
He said that I had caught a cold in a nerve at the back of my neck and that if I stayed in bed for a day , I should be perfectly all right . For the next 24 hours I stayed in bed , doing my kachcheri work there , and as the giddiness ...
I saw a great deal of them all and went to the Russian Ballet and the Ring with them , and dined with Vanessa and Clive and with Virginia and Adrian , and stayed with Virginia in a house which she rented in Firle near Lewes .
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Playing tennis with starched whites with the other English administrators and then chatting over G and Ts in the tropical warm of the evening in an old Dutch fort on the north-east coast of Sri Lanka ... Read full review
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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