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suburb is urban , as a rule horribly and hideously urban , and markedly different from the countryside and the rural village . When you pass from the town and its suburbs into the country you pass from one life or age into another .
The village headman then gave me the following list of evils which had come upon them : ( 1 ) the road tax , ( 2 ) the V.C. tax , ( 3 ) the irrigation rate , ( 4 ) the taxes on carts and guns , ( 5 ) the restriction of chenas , ( 6 ) a ...
There was , for instance , a large village in the extreme west of the , District in which a tremendous dispute over the ownership of land had been going on for a long time and had caused an immense amount of litigation and even some ...
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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