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    to be followed later

    At first the tiger cub, who was named Timothy by Grandfather, was brought up entirely on milk given to him in a feeding-bottle by our cook, Mahmoud. But the milk proved too rich for him, and he was put on a diet of raw mutton and cod liver oil, to be followed later by a more tempting diet of pigeons and rabbits

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    Re: to be followed later

    Quote Originally Posted by user_gary View Post
    he was put on a diet of raw mutton and cod liver oil, next thing that he was given was a more tempting diet of pigeons and rabbits

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    Re: to be followed later

    Having been fed on raw mutton and cod liver oil [for two months], he was subsequently fed on pigeons and rabbits.

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