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I do not know why I am so fond of animals . They give me the greatest pleasure
both emotionally and intellectually . I get deep affection for cats and dogs , and
indeed for almost every kind of animal which I have kept . But I also derive very ...
I was very fond of sitting up over a water hole in this way and just watching the
animals come and drink ; I took my rifle and sent my horsekeeper with the trap to
Wirawila , telling him to come back and pick me up at six the next morning . It was
... therefore our rifles on the floor of the cave . A wounded leopard is one of the
most dangerous of all animals , and to follow him into a dark cave is sheer
madness , as Engelbrecht knew even better than I. At first one could see nothing
in the ...
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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