Under the Punkah (Classic Reprint)

Under the Punkah (Classic Reprint)

by Phil Robinson
     
 

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The Canary;

"A bird for thee in silken bands I hold, Whose yellow plumage shines like polished gold. From distant isles the lovely stranger came, And bears the fortunate Canaries' name." - Lyttleton.

The Linnet;

"The warbling (Philips), chirping (Falconer), artless
(Shenstone), merry (Scotf), chanting (Burns), linnet, with

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Excerpt from Under the Punkah

The Canary;

"A bird for thee in silken bands I hold, Whose yellow plumage shines like polished gold. From distant isles the lovely stranger came, And bears the fortunate Canaries' name." - Lyttleton.

The Linnet;

"The warbling (Philips), chirping (Falconer), artless
(Shenstone), merry (Scotf), chanting (Burns), linnet, with unnumbered notes (Cunningham).";

Hunting Of The Soko;

"My lords, a solemn hunting is in hand."

Titus Andronicus.;

"It is no gentle chase." - Venus and Adonis.;

"Whence and what art thou, execrable shape?
That darest, though grim and terrible, to advance
Thy miscreated front." - Paradise Lost.;

"You do it wrong, being so majestical,
To offer it the show of violence." - Hamlet.;
"God made him, and therefore let him pass for a man."
Portia.;

"With a groan that had something terribly human in it,
and yet was full of brutishness, the man-ape fell forward on his face." - Du Chaillu.;

Legend Of The Blameless Priest;

Sight-Seeing;

Eastern Smells And Western Noses;

"We confess that beside the smell of species there may be individual odours... but that an unsavoury odour is gentilitious or national, if rightly understood, we cannot well concede, nor will the information of reason or sense induce it." - Sir Thos. Browne.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781331499589
Publisher:
FB &c Ltd
Publication date:
07/16/2015
Pages:
302
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.63(d)

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