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Kings in Exile

Kings in Exile (ISBN10: 1489505733; ISBN13: 9781489505736)
ISBN13: 978-1489505736
ISBN10: 1489505733

Summary: That was what two grim old sachems of the Dacotahs had dubbed him; and though his official title, on the lists of the Zo├Âlogical Park, was "Kaiser," the new and more significant name had promptly supplanted it. The Park authorities-people of imagination and of sentiment, as must all be who would deal successfully with wild animals-had felt at once that the name aptly embodied the tragedies and the romantic memories of his all-but-vanished race. They had felt, too, that the two old braves who ha
d been brought East to adorn a city pageant, and who had stood gazing stoically for hours at the great bull buffalo through the barrier of the steel-wire fence, were fitted, before all others, to give him a name. Between him and them there was surely a tragic bond, as they stood there islanded among the swelling tides of civilization which had already engulfed their kindreds. "Last Bull" they had called him, as he answered their gaze with little, sullen, melancholy eyes from under his ponderous and shaggy front. "Last Bull"-and the passing of his race was in the name.
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Summary: That was what two grim old sachems of the Dacotahs had dubbed him; and though his official title, on the lists of the Zo├Âlogical Park, was "Kaiser," the new and more significant name had promptly supplanted it. The Park authorities-people of imagination and of sentiment, as must all be who would deal successfully with wild animals-had felt at once that the name aptly embodied the tragedies and the romantic memories of his all-but-vanished race. They had felt, too, that the two old braves who had been brought East to adorn a city pageant, and who had stood gazing stoically for hours at the great bull buffalo through the barrier of the steel-wire fence, were fitted, before all others, to give him a name. Between him and them there was surely a tragic bond, as they stood there islanded among the swelling tides of civilization which had already engulfed their kindreds. "Last Bull" they had called him, as he answered their gaze with little, sullen, melancholy eyes from under his ponderous and shaggy front. "Last Bull"-and the passing of his race was in the name....show less

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