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  • She can stick around the ranch and get half a dozen columns out of any of half a dozen subjects, while the writer chap can get the dope on lion-hunting ....

    CHAPTER XXXI

  • My Advice: try not to fall in love with one of those rugged lumber-jack ax-toting, lion-hunting, baby-makin' menonite men.

    Adventures in Bolivia

  • But his jealousy and doubt of me were not so strong as to divert him from a purpose of his, — a mania for African lion-hunting, which he dignified by calling it a scheme of geographical discovery; for he was inordinately anxious to make a name for himself in that field.

    Two on a Tower

  • But how can I go on when everybody is sniggering and thinking me a lion-hunting snob?

    The Silver Spoon

  • Hanley wrote very well and it was an excellent book and very inspiring when you were in the lion-hunting business.

    Hemingway on Hunting

  • They might be as large as any of the biggest lion-hunting mastiffs, but you simply couldn't leave them alone for any length of time without them getting themselves into some kind of trouble.

    The White Gryphon

  • But he was pretty sure had spotted James Galway, and he stood to like any lion-hunting sightseer.

    Put On By Cunning

  • It sounded as if there were going to be something in the nice, easy assignment he was getting that would make him wish he'd gone lion-hunting in Darkest Africa instead.

    Out Like a Light

  • Sancho Panza, at one moment urged on by the glory, and at the next held back by the prospect of the hardships, of lion-hunting in

    Ireland and the Home Rule Movement

  • The second, and the only sportsmanlike way of lion-hunting, is by tracking him in the open.

    The Red-Blooded Heroes of the Frontier

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