Behind the Bungalow

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Thacker, Spink and Company, 1889 - India - 158 pages

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Page 76 - He who ascends to mountain-tops, shall find The loftiest peaks most wrapt in clouds and snow; He who surpasses or subdues mankind, Must look down on the hate of those below. Though high above the sun of glory glow, And far beneath the earth and ocean spread, Round him are icy rocks, and loudly blow Contending tempests on his naked head, And thus reward the toils which to those summits led.
Page 39 - THE INDIAN COOKERY BOOK : A Practical Handbook to the Kitchen in India, adapted to the three Presidencies ; containing original and approved Recipes in every Department of Indian / Cookery ; Recipes for Summer Beverages and Home-made Liqueurs ; Medicinal and other Recipes ; together with a variety of things worth knowing. By A THIRTY- FIVE YEARS
Page 29 - The book will be read by all interested in India," — Army Sf Navy Magazine. " Dr. Busteed's valuable and entertaining ' Echoes from Old Calcutta ' has arrived at a second edition, revised, enlarged and illustrated with portraits and other plates rare or quaint. It is a pleasure to reiterate the warm commendation of this instructive and lively volume which its appearance called forth some years since.
Page 38 - I have no hesitation in saying that the present edition is for many reasons superior to its predecessors. It is written very carefully, and with much knowledge and experience on the author's part, whilst it possesses the great advantage of bringing up the subject to the present level of Medical Science.
Page 22 - Some notice is accorded to nearly all the diseases which are common to horses in this country, and the writer takes advantage of his Indian experience to touch upon several maladies of horses in that country, where veterinary surgeons are few and far between. The description of symptoms and the directions for the application of remedies are given in perfectly plain terms, which the tyro will find no difficulty in comprehending...
Page 27 - The 'Lays' are not only Anglo-Indian in origin, but out-and-out Anglo-Indian in subject and colour. To one who knows something of life at an Indian ' station ' they will be especially amusing. Their exuberant fun at the same time may well attract the attention of the illdefined individual known as the
Page 11 - The book will, no doubt, be specially useful to the sportsman, and, indeed, has been extended so as to include all territories likely to be reached by the sportsman from India."— The Times.
Page 13 - A Race for Life." Blue Bull and Wild Dogs, viii.— " Meaning Mischief." The Gaur — Indian Bison. IX.— "More than His Match." Buffalo and Rhinoceros, x.— "A Critical Moment
Page 15 - An attractive volume, full of sporting adventures in the valleys and forest hills extending along the foot of the Himalayas. Its pages are also interesting for the graphic description they give of the beasts of the field, the cunning instinct which they show in guarding their safety, the places which they choose for their lair, and the way in which they show their anger when at bay. Colonel Kinloch writes on all these subjects in a genuine and straightforward style, aiming at giving a complete description...
Page 27 - Satire of the most amusing and inoffensive kind, humour the most genuine, and pathos the most touching pervade these ' Lays of Ind. ' . . . From Indian friends we have heard of the popularity these ' Lays ' have obtained in the land where they were written, and we predict for them a popularity equally great at home.

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