The Improved Art of Farriery: Containing a Complete View of the Structure and Economy of the Horse, Directions for Feeding, Grooming, Shoeing, &c. and the Management of the Stable : the Nature, Symptoms, and Treatment of All Diseases Incidental to Horses, Neat Cattle, and Sheep : and a Treatise on Racers, Hunters, and Dogs of Every Description

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H.G. Bohn, 1847 - 619 pages

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Page 230 - Hast thou given the horse strength? Hast thou clothed his neck with thunder? Canst thou make him afraid as a grasshopper? The glory of his nostrils is terrible. He paweth in the valley, and rejoiceth in his strength: He goeth on to meet the armed men. He mocketh at fear, and is not affrighted ; Neither turneth he back from the sword. The quiver rattleth against him, The glittering spear and the shield. He swalloweth the ground with fierceness and rage: Neither believeth he that it is the sound of...
Page 585 - 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...
Page 422 - To her known mew she flies! Here, huntsman, bring (But without hurry) all thy jolly hounds, And calmly lay them in. How low they stoop, And seem to plough the ground ! then all at once With greedy nostrils snuff the fuming steam That glads their fluttering hearts.
Page 581 - 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...
Page 413 - Hark ! what: loud shouts Re-echo through the groves ! he breaks away. Shrill horns proclaim his flight. Each straggling hound Strains o'er the lawn to reach the distant pack. 'Tis triumph all and joy.
Page 214 - I am going to yield thee up ? To Europeans, who will tie thee close who will beat thee who will render thee miserable ! Return with me, my beauty ! my jewel ! and rejoice the hearts of my children !' As he pronounced the last words, he sprung upon her back and was out of sight in a moment.
Page 582 - Licence shall be so granted to buy Game at any Place from any Person who may lawfully sell Game by virtue of this Act, and also to sell the same at One House, Shop, or Stall only kept by him ; provided that every Person, while so licensed to deal in Game...
Page 426 - Happy the man, who with unrival'd speed Can pass his fellows, and with pleasure view The struggling pack ; how in the rapid course Alternate they preside, and jostling push To guide the dubious scent ; how giddy youth Oft babbling errs, by wiser age...
Page 214 - Arab to his mare has often been told, but it comes home to the bosom of every one possessed of common feeling. "The whole stock of an Arab of the desert consisted of a mare. The French consul offered to purchase her in order to send her to his sovereign, Louis XIV. The Arab would have rejected the proposal at once with indignation and scorn ; but he was miserably poor. He had no means of supplying his most urgent wants, or procuring the barest necessaries of life.. Still he hesitated ; he had scarcely...
Page 597 - ... penalty to the informer, and the other to the poor of the parish where the...

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