The Complete Farrier, and British Sportsman: Containing a Systematic Enquiry Into the Structure and Animal Economy of the Horse, the Causes, Symptoms , and Most-approved Methods of Prevention and Cure for Every Disease to which He is Liable ... with Numerous ... Recipes for Various Diseases. ... Including a ... Declineation of the ... Dogs Used in the Sports of the Field, with Canine Pathology. With an Appendix, Containing a Minute Anatomical Description of the ... Skeleton of the Horse; the ... Muscles ... and the Different Viscera

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W. Clowes for T. Kelly, 1833 - 518 Seiten
 

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Seite 390 - And you, good yeomen, Whose limbs were made in England, show us here The mettle of your pasture; let us swear That you are worth your breeding : which I doubt not; For there is none of you so mean and base, That hath not noble lustre in your eyes. I see you stand like greyhounds in the slips, Straining upon the start. The game's afoot; Follow your spirit: and, upon this charge, Cry — God for Harry! England! and saint George ! [Exeunt.
Seite 516 - Notice in Writing of such Action, and of the Cause thereof, shall be given to the Defendant One Calendar Month at least before the Commencement of the Action...
Seite 474 - Ireland, to be taken out by every person who shall use any dog, gun, net or other engine for the purpose of taking or killing any game whatever, or any woodcock, snipe, quail or landrail, or any conies...
Seite 515 - Crown shall think fit ; and to authorize such person, as gamekeeper, to kill game within the same, for his own use or for the use of any other person or persons...
Seite 379 - Wide-gaping threatens death. The craggy steep Where the poor dizzy shepherd crawls with care, And clings to every twig, gives us no pain; But down we sweep, as stoops the falcon bold To pounce his prey. Then up the...
Seite 379 - Dispersed, how busily this way, and that, They cross, examining with curious nose Each likely haunt. Hark! on the drag I hear Their doubtful notes, preluding to a cry More nobly full, and swell'd with every mouth.
Seite 474 - Gamekeeper, and empowered to kill Game for his own Use, or for the Use of any other Person...
Seite 370 - ... he goes his rounds, scents strangers at a distance, and gives them warning of his being upon duty. If they attempt to break in upon his territories, he becomes more fierce, flies at them, threatens, fights, and either conquers alone, or alarms those who have most interest in coming to his assistance ; however, when he has conquered, he quietly reposes upon the spoil, and abstains from what he has deterred others from abusing ; giving thus at once a lesson of courage, temperance, and fidelity.
Seite 377 - Let his legs be straight as arrows, his feet round and not too large ; his shoulders back ; his breast rather wide than narrow ; his chest deep ; his back broad ; his head small ; his neck thin; his tail thick and bushy ; if he carry it well, so much the better.
Seite 387 - Huntsman ! her gait observe , if in wide rings She wheel her mazy way, in the same round Persisting still, she'll foil the beaten track ; But if she fly, and with the fav'ring wind Urge her bold course, less intricate thy task ; Push on thy pack.

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