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Here, safe from the trap, he had eaten his meal, and when he had done, he
skirted round the flat ground and, getting hold of the cow by the head, had
dragged it through the rose- thorns and rolled it down the hill, where fifty yards
lower down it ...
Ibbotson had had the Arab and the English mare saddled, and after we had
eaten a good meal we set out, with Nand Ram to show us the way. There were
no roads on the hill, only goat and cattle tracks, and as the big English mare
found the ...
These he had eaten first, and then — very carefully — he had eaten all that
portion of the body between the many doses of poison we had inserted in
different places. After satisfying his hunger the leopard left the kill with the
intention of ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - CeiliOkeefe - LibraryThing
A classic tale from the northern edge of India set in 1925 and told with poetic simplicity by a very brave, humane and observant man. I first read this book as a teenager and have reread it many times ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Stbalbach - LibraryThing
Jim Corbett's second book, following his classic Man Eaters of Kummaon. In the first book, each chapter is a self-contained unit, concerning 1 tiger and Corbett's story how he hunted and killed it ... Read full review