The Shooter's Guide: Or, Complete Sportsman's Companion: Containing a Compendious View of the Game Laws; a Description of the Various Kinds of Dogs, with the Best Mode of Breeding, Hearing, and Training Them; an Account of the Diseases to which They are Liable, and the Best Methods of Cure. Directions for Grouse, Partridge, Pheasant, Woodcock, Snipe, Hare, and Wild Duck Shooting. With Particular Instructions for the Juvenile Sportsman, and Much Miscellaneous Information on the Choice of Guns, Gunpowder, Shot ...

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Gale, Curtis, and Fenner, 1814 - 272 σελίδες
 

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Σελίδα 145 - Small birds may be preserved in the following manner : — take out the entrails, open a passage to the brain, which should be scooped out through the mouth...
Σελίδα 230 - A forest is a certain territory of woody grounds and fruitful pastures privileged for wild beasts and fowls of forest, chase and warren, to rest and abide in, in the safe protection of the King, for his princely delight and pleasure...
Σελίδα 101 - ... Mortimer's direction, who was the physician that drew up the account. From this last operation he declared that he found immediate ease, as though by some charm ; he soon after fell into a profound sleep, and after about nine hours...
Σελίδα 236 - Daughter of a beast was made almost as penal as the death of a man. In the Saxon times, though no man was allowed to kill or chase the king's deer, yet he might start any game, pursue and kill it, upon his own estate.
Σελίδα 108 - ... to be paid to the informer, and the other to the poor of the parish where such...
Σελίδα 235 - ... upon their own, or their master's, free warren, inheritance, or freehold : the other by 5 Ann. c. 14. which empowers lords and ladies of manors to appoint gamekeepers to kill game for the use of such lord or lady ; which with some alteration still subsists, and plainly supposes such power not to have been in them before.
Σελίδα 12 - 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...
Σελίδα 131 - In fact nothing can satisfy the eye with a greater variety and richness of ornament than this beautiful creature. The iris of the eye is yellow; and the eyes themselves are surrounded with a scarlet colour, sprinkled with small specks of black.
Σελίδα 113 - Receptacle, termed the Gizzard: this, which may be considered, as a more powerful Stomach than the former, consists of two very strong Muscles, lined and covered, with a strong tendinous Coat, and furrowed on the inside: in this...

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