The Complete Sportsman: A Compendious View of the Ancient and Modern Chase ... With Every Instruction and Information Relative to the Diversions of the Field

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W. Simpkin and R. Marshall, 1817 - 312 trang
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Trang 255 - From a similar principle to which, though the forest laws are now mitigated, and by degrees grown entirely obsolete, yet from this root has sprung a bastard slip, known by the name of the game laws, now arrived to and wantoning in its highest vigour ; both founded upon the same unreasonable notions of permanent property in wild creatures ; and both productive of the same tyranny to the commons : but with this difference, that the forest law?
Trang 255 - ... a year is forbidden to kill a partridge upon his own estate, yet nobody else (not even the lord of the manor, unless he hath a grant of free-warren) can do it without committing a trespass, and subjecting himself to an action.
Trang 63 - ... hand; soon after he felt a pain, resembling that of burning, trickle up his arm ; in a few minutes his eyes began to look red and fiery, and to water much...
Trang 265 - ... one moiety to the informer, and the other moiety to the poor of the parish where such offence shall be committed...
Trang 64 - ... sound rest, awaked about six the next morning, and found himself very well ; but in the afternoon, on drinking some rum and strong beer, so as to be almost intoxicated, the swelling returned, with much pain and cold sweats, which abated soon, on bathing the arm as before, and wrapping it up in brown paper soaked in the oil.
Trang 281 - Justices shall commit the Offender to the Common Gaol or House of Correction for...
Trang 273 - Gamekeeper, and empowered to kill Game for his own Use, or for the Use of any other Person...
Trang 87 - A great excellence in a pack of hounds is the head they carry; and that pack may be said to go the fastest that can run ten miles the soonest; notwithstanding the hounds separately, may not run so fast as many others. A pack of hounds, considered in a collective body, go fast in proportion to the excellence of their noses, and the head they carry; as that traveller generally gets soonest to his journey's end who stops least upon the road. Some hounds that I have hunted with would creep all through...
Trang 211 - ... is immediately under the tongue. This singular reservoir was first discovered by Dr. Douglas, who supposes that the bird fills it with water as a supply in the midst of those...
Trang 197 - ... the old bird cried, fluttered, and ran tumbling along just before the dog's nose till she had drawn him to a considerable distance, when she took wing and flew...

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