Dog breaking: the most expeditious, certain and easy method

John Murray, 1865 - 379 pagina's
This 1865 volume offers a comprehensive overview of dog breaking methodology.

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Pagina 12 - CHARLES) Principles of Geology; or, the Modern Changes of the Earth and its Inhabitants considered as illustrative of Geology.
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Pagina 1 - ENGEL'S (CARL) Music of the Most Ancient Nations ; particularly of the Assyrians, Egyptians, and Hebrews; with Special Reference to the Discoveries in Western Asia and in Egypt.
Pagina 124 - How in his mid-career, the spaniel struck, Stiff, by the tainted gale, with open nose, Outstretched, and finely sensible, draws full, Fearful, and cautious, on the latent prey ; As in the sun the circling covey bask Their varied plumes, and, watchful every way. Through the rough stubble turn the secret eye. Caught in the meshy snare, in vain they beat...
Pagina 304 - Beckford ; and what does he say on the subject of canine education 1 558. " The many learned dogs and learned horses that so frequently appear and astonish the vulgar, sufficiently evince what education is capable of ; and it is to education I must attribute the superior excellence of the buckhound, since I have seen high bred fox-hounds do the same under the same good masters. 559. "Dogs that are constantly with their masters acquire a wonderful degree of penetration, and much may be done through...
Pagina 57 - You may occasionally throw it for him, or leave it behind you in some place, where he will have observed you deposit it, while he is following at your heels. If you practise him 'in this, you will probably find him, years hence, occasionally bringing you some dead bird...
Pagina 60 - ... she stopped, evidently greatly puzzled, and after one or two trials, finding she could not take it up without permitting the escape of the winged bird, she considered a moment, then deliberately murdered it by giving it a severe crunch, and afterwards brought away both together. This was the only known instance of her ever having wilfully injured any game.
Pagina 314 - On revient toujours a ses premiers amours,' sighs the fickle Frenchman. But we must conclude, and cannot do so better than by quoting the 229th section, with which the Colonel terminates his treatise: ' I liave one very important direction to give— NEVER LEND YOUR DOG. If you are a married man you will not, I presume, lend your wife's horse to any man who has a coarse hand [Cato, we fear, lent both to Hortensius], and (I hope she will forgive me for saying so) you should feel far more reluctance...
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