In the face of all temptations:
For he might have been a Roosian,
A French, or Turk, or Proosian,
Or perhaps Itali-an!
An account of George Orwell’s view on bovid gustation:
…He dislikes foreign food, and thinks the French know nothing about cooking; while the sight of a gazelle in Morocco makes him dream of mint sauce….
Update: More on Eric Blair from Terry Glavin’s blog:
…Of course he shot a fucking elephant. He said he did. Why do you always doubt his fucking word!..