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Walking round the hole I came upon the body of a wild pig , obviously partly
eaten by a leopard . 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
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 . I looked straight into his eyes ...
wounded leopard was growling so that we knew it was still alive . Engelbrecht
then cut down a sapling and said that he would climb on to the boulder and poke
the leopard out with the sapling so that I could get a shot at it . I protested that it ...
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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