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But the Boers are a stiff-necked race and Engelbrecht was a Boer of the Boers.
One of my predecessors who was A.G.A. Ham- bantota in 1 906 reported to the
Government that Engelbrecht was living in the greatest poverty and squalor and ...
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 ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Jenney - LibraryThing
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