The Story of My Boyhood and Youth

The Story of My Boyhood and Youth

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The Story of My Boyhood and Youth

The Story of My Boyhood and Youth

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Earliest Recollections -- The "Dandy Doctor" Terror -- Deeds of Daring -- The Savagery of Boys ---School and Fighting -- Birds'-nesting.

WHEN I was a boy in Scotland I was fond of everything that was wild, and all my life I've been growing fonder and fonder of wild places and wild creatures. Fortunately around my native town of Dunbar, by the stormy North Sea, there was no lack of wildness, though most of the land lay in smooth cultivation. With red-blooded playmates, wild as myself, I loved to wander in the fields to hear the birds sing, and along the seashore to gaze and wonder at the shells and . . .

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