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A Tale Of Three Lions

Auhtor: Henry Rider Haggard

Language: english
Published: 1887

Genres:

fiction,  action adventure,  short stories
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Review by Joanna Daneman, October 2008


Rating: (***)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Tale Of Three Lions':

... doors the angels of the sun seem to move continually. And there, too, is the wild game, following its feeding-grounds in great armies, with the springbuck ...
... life, and most curious some of them were. No man can pass all those years following the rough existence of an elephant-hunter without meeting with many ...
... just in time, for in another moment I should have gone for him, and I saw his face no more. Well, I set to work on the old claim with my boy Harry and ...
... again and thinks, No, it ain't that 'owl is the 'owl of hexultation some one's been and got his fingers into a gummy yeller pot, I'll swear, ...
... No, I ain't that sort of man, I ain't. Good-night to yer, 'unter Quatermain-good-night to yer, my argified young one' and Mr. Tom turned away disappointed, ...
... there were none. What we had got had lain together in a little pocket filled with soil that felt quite different from the stiff stuff round and outside ...
... Away for ever and for ever, away to the mysterious north, rolled the great bush ocean over which the silence brooded. There beneath us a mile or ...
... up and lying down again, so I at once suspected that they must wind something. Presently I knew what it was that they winded, for within fifty yards ...
... but a very little way into the darkness, although if one is in the dark outside, one can see it from far away. Presently the oxen, after standing ...
... not be much more than an hour off. It was absolutely useless to try even to disentangle the oxen till then, so all that was left for us to do was to ...
... for Jim-Jim there was not even a finger-joint of him to be found. Evidently they had not come here. So pushing through the bush we proceeded to ...
... a growl, before I could do anything, before I could even cock my rifle, she had bounded right across the crystal pool, and vanished over the opposite ...
... Indeed, he walked away, much put out with Harry for having made it. It gave me an idea, however. 'By Jove!' I said, 'there is the sick ox. He must ...
... behind a patch of bush, to emerge a few seconds later about five hundred paces from us, on a stretch of comparatively level ground that was strewn ...
... and I felt a brute for having exposed the unfortunate animal to such agony as he must undoubtedly be undergoing. The lioness, for it was she, passed ...
... of our skerm fence, we saw a magnificent lion bounding along towards us, through the tall tambouki grass, that in the moonlight looked for all the ...
... of them began to snarl and grumble away together there. Presently, however, the lioness ceased roaring, and the two lions came out again, the black-maned ...
... imminent danger, he bounded to one side, and swinging the heavy axe round his head, brought it down right on to the back of the lioness, severing the ...
... you went on making them, which strikes one as a little strange. Yes, I dare say: but then, remember I got my living for many years out of hunting. ...
... Haggard was heavily involved in agricultural reform and was a member of many Commissions on land use and related affairs, work that involved several ...