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... to think , I should certainly have been terrified , but in fact in this instance I had
been so entranced by the beauty of the creature that there was no time for fear .
We walked back to the water hole and on the way I saw a most extraordinary
On one side of the water hole and about 5 or 6 yards from it rose a great rock or
gigantic boulder , 12 or 15 feet high and quite smooth and flat on the top . One
could lie on it all night and get a fine view of the water hole and , raised up there ,
At length , the bull put his trunk towards the water , but he did not drinkit was too
foul to drink ; he stood still for a moment , flapping his ears , and then , raising his
trunk and trumpeting , he turned away from the water hole and lumbered off .
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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
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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