My Garden Acquaintance
James Russell Lowell
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Another secret charm of this book is its inadvertent humor, so much the more delicious because unsuspected by the author. How pleasant is his innocent vanity in adding to the list of the British, and still more of the Selbornian, fauna! I believe he would gladly have consented to be eaten by a tiger or a crocodile, if by that means the occasional presence within the parish limits of either of these anthropophagous brutes could have been established.
- Category: Fiction & Literature
- Published: 12 August 1891
- Publisher: Public Domain
- Print Length: 30 Pages
- Language: English