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Unless a man has considerable skill with and reliance in his weapon, he will not remain cool in the presence of dangerous game close by.  - Townsend Whelen
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Variant translation: "Nature is an eolian harp - she is a musical instrument whose tones in turn are the keys of higher strings in us" - Notes for a Romantic Encyclopaedia [Das Allgemeine Brouillion] (1799), No. 966
Dorothy L. Sayers
As quoted in "The Random House large print book of jokes and anecdotes: for anyone who needs a laugh", edited by Joseph Claro, 1994, p. 210. Also in: Lantern, Volume 38, Union Education Department, 1989, p. 14
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Bio: Townsend Whelen, called Townie by his friends, was an American hunter, soldier, writer, outdoorsman and rifleman.

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