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... pattus snipe were plentiful in the wet season , and on the lewayas and irrigation tanks there was good teal shooting . Before I came to the District I had done very little shooting , but I soon began to do quite a lot of it .
of the world downwards , shooting and hunting at first fascinated me . The excitement is tremendous , whether you are stalking a deer in the jungle , shooting snipe in a paddy field , or waiting in the evening on a tank for the sound of ...
As time went on and my experience of the jungle , shooting , and shooters increased , I became more and more ... Engelbrecht reported to me once that two planters , to whom I had issued licences to shoot deer , had shot deer in the ...
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Playing tennis with starched whites with the other English administrators and then chatting over G and Ts in the tropical warm of the evening in an old Dutch fort on the north-east coast of Sri Lanka ... Read full review
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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