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Walking round the hole I came upon the body of a wild pig , obviously partly eaten by a leopard . а The Arachchi agreed with me that the leopard would probably return to it at dusk and he asked me to shoot it as leopards were causing ...
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 .
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 ...
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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