Wild Nature Won By Kindness
by Elizabeth Brightwen
Publisher: T. Fisher Unwin 1898
In the following chapters I shall try to have quiet talks with my readers and tell them in a simple way about the many pleasant friendships I have had with animals, birds, and insects. I have always strongly maintained that the love of animated nature should be fostered far more than it usually is, and especially in the minds of the young; and that, in fact, we lose an immense amount of enjoyment by passing through life as so many do without a spark of interest in the marvelous world of nature, that book whose pages are ever lying open before us.
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