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In Court and Kampong

Sir Hugh Charles Clifford

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Book Excerpt: 
. . .s fierce and strong;
There's joy in the strife, that is war to the knife,
Let those who will, brand it as wrong.
But no joy that we know, in our life here below,
For man, or for bird, or for cattle,
Can come within sight of the gorgeous delight,
The glorious frenzy of battle!

Taking them by and large the Malays have no bowels. Physical pain, even if endured by human beings, excites in them but little sympathy or compassion, and to the beasts that perish they are often almost as wantonly cruel as an English drayman. The theory that men owe any duties to the lower animals, is one which the Malays cannot be readily made to understand; and the idea of cruelty to a beast can only be expressed in their language by a long and roundabout sentence. The Malays can hardly be blamed for this perhaps, seeing that, even among our immaculate selves, a consideration for animals is of comparatively modern origin, and the people of. . . Read More

Community Reviews

kebanyakkan cerita yang diangkat dalam kumpulan pengalaman clifford hanya menampilkan negeri pahang sebagai tanah liar tak bertamadun, banyak kematian sia-sia, banyak ketidakadilan dalam sistem feudal,serta kisah2 orang banyak dan adat-istiadat sehari-hari.

Tapi paling menarik hati aku bila menyangk

This book is hmm... super colonialist. Obviously reeks of imperialism. A good read, though, as it is a documentation of the Malayan lives before the British came and took over. Lots of things were 'casual', apparently. Like... murder, amok, love affairs, ghosts, demons, were-tigers and all. An enlig

An account of the author's learnings and experiences from his time with the Malays during the early part of British Colonial involvement in the Independent Malay States.

Clifford manages to give the reader an insight into Malay culture prior to outside influence by foreign powers. That glimpse shows