In Africa: Hunting Adventures in the Big Game Country

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Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1910 - Hunting - 402 pages
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Page 50 - ... old family physician — the man who knew your peculiarities, your idiosyncrasies and your life. He was as much bound up in your destiny as your minister or your lawyer. He was adviser, counselor, friend. If I could rehabilitate him, put him in every community in America, get him to be my friend, I could be elected to any office within the gift of the people. It is nothing against science ; nothing against these specialists ; nothing against their accuracy, and it is not regret over the fees...
Page 401 - Buffalo (bull), 2 ; rhinoceros, hippopotamus, 2; eland, 1; zebra (Grevey s), 2; zebra (common), 20; oryx (oallotis), 2 ; oryx (beisa), 4 ; waterbuck (of each species), 2 ; sable antelope (male), 1 ; roan antelope (male), 1 ; greater kudu (male), 1 ; lesser kudu, 4; topi, 2; topi (in Jubaland, Tanaland and Loita Plains), 8 ; Coke's hartebeest, 20 ; Neumann's hartebeest 2 ; Jackson's hartebeest, 4 ; Hunter's antelope, 6 ; Thomas's kob, 4 ; bongo, 2...
Page 236 - Standing, the kongoni is a picture of alert, interested good humor; running, he is extremely funny, as he bounces along on legs that seem to be stiffened so that he appears to rise and fall in his stride like a huge rubber ball. We made quite a study of the kongoni, for he is a most interesting animal. He is unselfish and vigilant in protecting the other creatures of the plain.

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