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whole time intently at the carcass and then suddenly with no warning , without my
seeing a movement of his approach , there was the leopard standing upright a
few yards from me , staring straight into my eyes . I looked straight into his eyes ...
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
wounded leopard was growling so that we knew it was still alive . 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 ...
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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