Miscellany: Caged

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For eagles in cages, chained raccoons, doleful bobcats leashed to posts on the lawns of Western hotels; for dancing bears, monkeys leashed to street organs; for imprisoned hawks, falcons, caracals and creatures robbed of their swiftness; for leopards padding up and down in cages and lions whose pale eyes blaze till death with longing for the forests they have left behind forever—many persons feel pity, but few utter their pity. John Galsworthy, now visiting the U.S., has pitied many social animals. Last week he enunciated (from a Manhattan radio station)...

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