Animals

'I FIND,' SAID HE, IN GREAT WRATH, 'THAT YOU ARE A MOST INVINCIBLE FOOL; AND A BIGGER FOOL WAS I, FOR HAVING FORMED A FAVOURABLE OPINION OF YOUR ABILITIES UPON NO BETTER FOUNDATION THAN AN AFFECTED SOLEMNITY.' by JAMES AFFLECK SHEPHERD

'I FIND,' SAID HE, IN GREAT WRATH, 'THAT YOU ARE A MOST INVINCIBLE FOOL; AND A BIGGER FOOL WAS I, FOR HAVING FORMED A FAVOURABLE OPINION OF YOUR ABILITIES UPON NO BETTER FOUNDATION THAN AN AFFECTED SOLEMNITY.'

TO WHICH THE PARROT REPLIED, LIKE A PHILOSOPHICAL BIRD, 'I THINK THE MORE' by JAMES AFFLECK SHEPHERD

TO WHICH THE PARROT REPLIED, LIKE A PHILOSOPHICAL BIRD, 'I THINK THE MORE'

PLEASED WITH THE NOTION by JAMES AFFLECK SHEPHERD

PLEASED WITH THE NOTION

A CERTAIN WIDOWER IN ORDER TO AMUSE HIS SOLITARY HOURS, AND IN SOME MEASURE SUPPLY THE CONVERSION OF HIS DEPARTED HELPMATE - OF LOQUACIOUS MEMORY - DETERMINED TO PURCHASE A PARROT. by JAMES AFFLECK SHEPHERD

A CERTAIN WIDOWER IN ORDER TO AMUSE HIS SOLITARY HOURS, AND IN SOME MEASURE SUPPLY THE CONVERSION OF HIS DEPARTED HELPMATE - OF LOQUACIOUS MEMORY - DETERMINED TO PURCHASE A PARROT.

AFTER HAVING INSTRUCTED HER HOWEVER DURING A WHOLE MONTH, HE FOUND TO HIS GREAT DISAPPOINTMENT THAT HE COULD GET NOTHING MORE FROM HER THAN THE FATIGUING REPITITION OF THE SAME DULL SENTENCE: 'I THINK THE MORE'. by JAMES AFFLECK SHEPHERD

AFTER HAVING INSTRUCTED HER HOWEVER DURING A WHOLE MONTH, HE FOUND TO HIS GREAT DISAPPOINTMENT THAT HE COULD GET NOTHING MORE FROM HER THAN THE FATIGUING REPITITION OF THE SAME DULL SENTENCE: 'I THINK THE MORE'.

PLEASED WITH THIS SENSIBLE ANSWER, THE WIDOWER IMMEDIATELY PAID DOWN THE PRICE. by JAMES AFFLECK SHEPHERD

PLEASED WITH THIS SENSIBLE ANSWER, THE WIDOWER IMMEDIATELY PAID DOWN THE PRICE.

HE APPLIED TO A DEALER IN BIRDS, WHO SHOWED HIM A JOB LINE IN COCKATOOS by JAMES AFFLECK SHEPHERD

HE APPLIED TO A DEALER IN BIRDS, WHO SHOWED HIM A JOB LINE IN COCKATOOS

IT WAS THE MACAWS HOWEVER, WHICH HELPED TO RECALL THE MEMORY OF HIS DEAR DEPARTED by JAMES AFFLECK SHEPHERD

IT WAS THE MACAWS HOWEVER, WHICH HELPED TO RECALL THE MEMORY OF HIS DEAR DEPARTED

BLINX AND BUNDA AND THE SEA LION by JAMES AFFLECK SHEPHERD

BLINX AND BUNDA AND THE SEA LION

THE REPRISAL by JAMES AFFLECK SHEPHERD

THE REPRISAL

A VISIT TO MONKEY HILL by JAMES AFFLECK SHEPHERD

A VISIT TO MONKEY HILL

A VISIT TO THE MONKEY HOUSE by JAMES AFFLECK SHEPHERD

A VISIT TO THE MONKEY HOUSE

INFECTIOUS LAUGHTER by JAMES AFFLECK SHEPHERD

INFECTIOUS LAUGHTER

THE PELICAN WHO LOST HIS NERVE by JAMES AFFLECK SHEPHERD

THE PELICAN WHO LOST HIS NERVE

THE TOCO TOUCAN SHIRKS HIS BATH by JAMES AFFLECK SHEPHERD

THE TOCO TOUCAN SHIRKS HIS BATH

THE GREY SQUIRREL ONCE MORE by JAMES AFFLECK SHEPHERD

THE GREY SQUIRREL ONCE MORE

THE FALLEN LION by JAMES AFFLECK SHEPHERD

THE FALLEN LION

BLINX WASHING by JAMES AFFLECK SHEPHERD

BLINX WASHING

IS THAT WHAT THEY CALL A MANNEQUIN BLINX? by JAMES AFFLECK SHEPHERD

IS THAT WHAT THEY CALL A MANNEQUIN BLINX?

IN THE LION HOUSE by JAMES AFFLECK SHEPHERD

IN THE LION HOUSE