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One day Engelbrecht shot a she-bear and then found a small bear cub in the
grass nearby. He took the cub and reared it. He had a small Sinhalese boy who
drove his bullock cart and the bear became passionately devoted to the boy.
Just after dawn next morning, we went out with Engelbrecht in order to give
Hodson a chance to shoot a deer or possibly a bear or leopard. We were walking
slowly in single file, Hodson in front with his rifle, near the rocks when a leopard ...
Engelbrecht then cut down a sapling and said that he would climb on to the
boulder and poke the leopard out with the sapling so that I could get a shot at it. I
protested that it was madness, but he said that we could not leave it now and I
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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