Erskine intercepted her in the hall as she passed out, told her that he should be desolate when she was gone, and begged her to remember him, a simple petition which moved her a little, and caused her to note that his dark eyes had a pleading eloquence which she had observed before in the kangaroos at the Zoological
He told the boy all that he knew of his father's past life in the jungle and when he found that the boy had been kept in ignorance of all these things for so many years, and that he had been forbidden visiting the zoological
gardens; that he had had to bind and gag his tutor to find an opportunity to come to the music hall and see Ajax, he guessed immediately the nature of the great fear that lay in the hearts of the boy's parents-- that he might crave the jungle as his father had craved it.
INTERVIEW WITH THE KEEPER IN THE ZOOLOGICAL
Meanwhile I was occupying myself in classifying my mineralogical, botanical, and zoological
riches, when the accident happened to the Scotia.
Of course these creatures did not decline into such beasts as the reader has seen in zoological
gardens,--into ordinary bears, wolves, tigers, oxen, swine, and apes.
They were just the half-bleached colour of the worms and things one sees preserved in spirit in a zoological
Far away, through a gap in the trees, I saw a second Martian, as motionless as the first, standing in the park towards the Zoological
Gardens, and silent.
There was poor old Wadley, of the Zoological
And so, monsieur, it goes on, day by day, in this hotel that is a Zoological
In the great Zoological
Gardens we found specimens of all the animals the world produces, I think, including a dromedary, a monkey ornamented with tufts of brilliant blue and carmine hair--a very gorgeous monkey he was-- a hippopotamus from the Nile, and a sort of tall, long-legged bird with a beak like a powder horn and close-fitting wings like the tails of a dress coat.
Had the occasion arisen to name a professor of gymnastics for the monkeys in the Zoological
Garden (who are smart enough, by-the-way
I shall most certainly report this outrageous breach of ethics to the directors of the adjacent zoological