Far Away And Long Ago A History Of My Early Life By W. H. Hudson








































































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Its Survival In Us - A Boy's Animism And Its Persistence - Impossibility Of Seeing Our Past Exactly As It Was - Serge

Aksakoff's history of his childhood - The child's delight in nature purely physical - First intimations of animism in the child - How

It affected me - Feeling with regard to flowers - A flower and my mother - History of a flower - Animism with regard to trees - Locust trees by moonlight - Animism and nature-worship - Animistic emotion not uncommon - Cowper and the Yardley oak - The religionist's fear of nature - Pantheistic Christianity - Survival of nature-worship in England - The feeling for nature - Wordsworth's pantheism and animistic emotion in poetry

CHAPTER XVIII THE NEW SCHOOLMASTER

Mr. Trigg recalled - His successor - Father O'Keefe - His mild rule and love of angling - My brother is assisted in his studies by the priest - Happy fishing afternoons - The priest leaves us - How he had been working out his own salvation - We run wild once more - My brother's plan for a journal to be called _The Tin Box_ - Our imperious editor's exactions - My little brother revolts - _The Tin Box_ smashed up - The loss it was to me

CHAPTER XIX BROTHERS

Our third and last schoolmaster - His many accomplishments - His weakness and final breakdown - My important brother - Four brothers, unlike in everything except the voice - A strange meeting - Jack the Killer, his life and character - A terrible fight - My brother seeks instructions from Jack - The gaucho's way of fighting and Jack's contrasted - Our sham fight with knives - A wound and the result - My feeling about Jack and his eyes - Bird-lore - My two elder brothers' practical joke

CHAPTER XX BIRDING IN THE MARSHES

Visiting the marshes - Pajonales and juncales - Abundant bird life - A coots' metropolis - Frightening the coots - Grebe and painted snipe colonies - The haunt of the social marsh hawk - The beautiful jacana and its eggs - The colony of marsh trupials - The bird's music - The aquatic plant durasmillo - The trupial's nest and eggs - Recalling a beauty that has vanished - Our games with gaucho boys - I am injured by a bad boy - The shepherd's advice - Getting my revenge in a treacherous manner - Was it right or wrong?

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