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There's such a deadly sameness about partridges; when you've missed one, you'
ve missed the lot— at least, that's been my experience. And they tried to rag me
in the smoking- room about not being able to hit a bird at five yards, a sort of ...
The birds he had shot at had seemed for the most part as impervious to death or
damage as the hero of a melodrama. And for each failure to drop his bird he had
some explanation or apology ready on his lips. Now he was striding along in ...
vestigations made by Russian naturalists, the effect of the war on bird life on the
Eastern front has been more marked than it has been over here. "During the first
year of the war rooks disappeared, larks no longer sang in the fields, the wild ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - elucubrare - LibraryThing
Saki is one of those authors (like most, I believe) who are better taken in moderation. The Complete Works become wearing, though not entirely devoid of charm. One becomes steadily more aware of his ... Read full review
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There was a time when I thought this was pretty cool. Now that I'm older it dawns on me that HH Munro must have hated the human race. His stories are funny in the sense that you get an occasional ... Read full review
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