A Philosophical and Practical Treatise on Horses: And on the Moral Duties of Man Towards the Brute Creation (Classic Reprint)
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Excerpt from A Philosophical and Practical Treatise on Horses: And on the Moral Duties of Man Towards the Brute Creation
But I have a motive of greater weight. It behoves me, not only out of that high refpect which I owe the Public - but alfo, 'in juf'tice to myfelf, to apologize for the weak and defective, and, too probably, prolix and tedious execution of the enfuing work; which, in truth, is the offspring of a mind not the moft brilliant by nature, enfeebled, and rendered confufed and irritable from chronic bodily weaknefs, and of a memory, at intervals, fcarce fufficiently re tentive for the ordinary purpofes of life. If it be demanded, why write then P - My anfwer is.
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