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Then they took him to the Maniagar's house, beat him with sticks and whips,
pushed pins down his nails, and tortured him generally until he confessed. He
said that he had taken the boy to Kangesanturai, carried him out into the sea,
knelt on ...
pital in Jaffna which could take a European. He then took a step which almost
certainly saved my life. About 6 or 8 miles from Jaffna there was a village called
Manippay in which was an American mission with a small hospital and an
He had about 100 torch-bearers and the dancing took place on the lawn in the
light of the torches. The glamorous lady, for whom all this was done, was properly
appreciative, and Clifford was immensely pleased. The only person slightly ...
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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