The Rifle and Hound in Ceylon

Cover image for

Download


Published: 1854
Language: English
Wordcount: 90,300 / 247 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 50.1
LoC Category: G
Downloads: 656
mnybks.net#: 742
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Travel, Adventure

A delightful book, although, as the thrilling adventures are necessarily of similar character, the climax of sensations is speedily reached, and the narrative latterly becomes somewhat monotonous.

Show Excerpt

he Veddahs--Description of the Veddahs--A Monampitya Rogue--Attacking the Rogue--Breathless Excitement--Death of a Large Rogue--Utility of the Four-ounce--A Curious Shot--Fury of a Bull Buffalo--Character of the Wild Buffalo--Buffalo-shooting at Minneria Lake--Charge in High Reeds--Close of a Good Day's Sport--Last Day at Minneria--A Large Snake--An Unpleasant Bedfellow

CHAPTER VII.

Capabilities of Ceylon--Deer at Illepecadewe--Sagacity of a Pariah Dog--Two Deer at One Shot--Deer-stalking--Hambantotte Country --Kattregam Festival--Sitrawelle--Ruins of Ancient Mahagam --Wiharewel1e--A Night Attack upon Elephants--Shooting by Moonlight --Yalle River--Another Rogue--A Stroll before Breakfast--A Curious Shot--A Good Day's Sport

CHAPTER VIII.

Best Hounds for Elk-hunting--Smut--Killbuck--The Horton Plains--A Second Soyer--The Find--The Buck at Bay--The Bay--The Death--Return of Lost Dogs--Compa

SUBSCRIBE TO MANYBOOKS 

FREE EBOOKS 

Join 120,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for The Rifle and Hound in Ceylon by Samuel White Baker - Free eBook

Valkyrie's Vengeance

Loki's Wolves Book 0
Melissa Snark

Fans of paranormal and urban fantasy will enjoy... Read more

Cover image for The Rifle and Hound in Ceylon by Samuel White Baker - Free eBook

The Titan Drowns: Time Travel Romance

New Atlantis Time Travel Romance Book 6
Nhys Glover

2013 SFR GALAXY AWARD WINNER

"Heroism and... Read more

Cover image for The Rifle and Hound in Ceylon by Samuel White Baker - Free eBook

Helga: Out of Hedgelands

Wood Cow Chronicles Book 1
Rick Johnson

VOLUME ONE in the WOOD COW CHRONICLES series. <... Read more

Cover image for The Rifle and Hound in Ceylon by Samuel White Baker - Free eBook

Chausiku

Nightmare of the Clans Book One
Pamela E. Cash

There are six secret clans across the world–Afr... Read more

Cover image for The Rifle and Hound in Ceylon by Samuel White Baker - Free eBook

Mademoiselle At Arms

A Georgian Romance
Elizabeth Bailey

Set in the late Georgian era, Elizabeth Bailey’... Read more

Cover image for The Rifle and Hound in Ceylon by Samuel White Baker - Free eBook

The Tales of Tim Hurtletuta - New Beginnings

Tales of Tim Hurtletuta Series, Book 1
Matthew James Wilkins

"Tim Hurtletuta has forgotten something. He can... Read more

Cover image for The Rifle and Hound in Ceylon by Samuel White Baker - Free eBook

After the Cure

Deirdre Gould

Eight years ago the December Plague swept throu... Read more

Cover image for The Rifle and Hound in Ceylon by Samuel White Baker - Free eBook

The Unveiling

Book One (Age of Faith 1)
Tamara Leigh

12th century England: Two men vie for the thron... Read more

Cover image for The Rifle and Hound in Ceylon by Samuel White Baker - Free eBook

Healing Her Heart

Crystal Lake Series Book 1
Laura Scott

Dr. Gabe Allen has a rule about dating colleagues... Read more

Cover image for The Rifle and Hound in Ceylon by Samuel White Baker - Free eBook

Never A Choice

The Choices Trilogy #1
Dee Palmer

Bethany Thorne has secrets and she’s told a few... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

Across Asia on a Bicycle
by Thomas Gaskell Allen
Aztec Land
by Maturin M. Ballou
The Purple Land
by William Henry Hudson
A Cathedral Courtship
by Kate Douglas Wiggin
Across the Prairie in a Motor Caravan
by Frances Halton Eva Hasell
The Malay Archipelago, vol 1
by Alfred Russel Wallace
An Account of Egypt
by Herodotus
Across The Plains
by Robert Louis Stevenson
The World of Ice
by Robert Michael Ballantyne

See more popular titles from this genre.