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The clerks in the Forest Office and our boys became frightened of him , and we
had to keep him tied up to a coconut tree whenever we were not in the bungalow
. He was a very affectionate animal and the only living creature to which he ...
the breathless evening , the patter patter patter of the rain on the palms and trees
, creeping slowly towards one until suddenly the sun is blotted out and with a
rush and a roar of wind it is upon one , a deluge of water from heaven . Every
These hills had been little built over and they were so covered with subtropical
trees and flowering trees and flowers that the buildings were hardly visible . In the
hills round and about the town a series of Drives and Rides have been ...
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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