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the stiff blue back of that impenetrable old soldier stood up sturdily, conspicuous against its background of green. He took off his cap. I don't know wlry I was surprised to see that he had no hair.
He spoke :
" Woman. Look. Trees. Do you like trees, woman?"
No doubt the child nodded; she said nothing.
" Listen."
The bird still sang.
" Do you like birds?"
Silence. She must have nodded again, for he went on :
" I like birds too. Birds are nice things. Wherever you go you find birds. Anywhere you like, there is always birds. Go to Africa-right out into the desert, where there is nothing at all; and there are still birds. Out on the veldt : you look, and you see nothing. But fall down, just you fall down. And what will you see then? Why, woman, right up, right up in the sky, as it might be a speck, a tiny little speck, you'll see something coming down. What is it, what is it coming down out of that empty sky right down on to, that empty land?"
The little girl said : "God."
The old man said: "Vultures. A kind of a bird. They wait, hanging up in the sky so high that you can't see them, but all the time they're watching you, watching you all the time. And when they see you fall, or if they see you die, they drop. They don't fly down. They wrap themselves up in their wings and fall like stones, and then, two or three hundred yards off the ground they spread their wings out all of a

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