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Sport in many lands

H. A. L.

Sport in many lands

Africa and America, &c., &c.

by H. A. L.

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Published by F. Warne and Co. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hunting -- Africa.,
  • Hunting -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby H.A.L., "The Old Shekarry".
    ContributionsHull, Joseph Allen, signer., Wildlife and Outdoor Recreation Collection.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 295 p. :
    Number of Pages295
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16885824M

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Presently the rising sun lit up the clouds of vapour piled high above the hills, and then for half an hour continued the most beautiful and ever-changing play of colour imaginable, as the slowly-moving fog wreaths wound about the mountain tops, now rosy in the sunlight, or again in pearly shade, while alternate gloom and gleam tipped the hills with gold or enveloped them in a purple mystery.

Now the sun has set, and every one hastily puts on overcoats or wraps before driving home, for the air becomes suddenly cold, and neglect of these precautions will probably result in fever. Looking at the map again, you will see that on each side of the Irrawaddy, running north and south, are [4] mountain ranges called "yomas" or back-bones, as the word meanswhich divide the country, while other large rivers, such as the Sittang and Salween, flowing in deep, precipitous valleys, render any communication with Siam difficult.

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Many of these kind friends are alive now. I met with some when my adventures had carried me to the battle-fields of the Crimea; and to those whose eyes may rest upon these pages I again offer my acknowledgments for their past kindness, which helped me to be useful to my kind in many lands.

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