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Engelbrecht reported to me once that two planters, to whom I had issued licences
to shoot deer, had shot deer in the river bed which was the boundary of the Game
Sanctuary. I issued summonses upon them and had them brought up before ...
The sportsmen came to me for licences and a strange company they were. One
Sunday morning when I was working in my bungalow my boy brought me three
cards and said that three gentlemen wanted to see me. A. Prince, a Duke, an_d a
The most contemptible "sport" was the shooting of elephants; I used to take every
excuse to refuse licences to shoot an elephant, and I unsuccessfully tried to get
the Government to make a regulation that the A.G.A. should stop the issue of ...
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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