Excerpt From Practical Lessons On Hunting And SportingThe Use Of Cub Hunting Is To Make Young Hounds Steady, Respectable Members Of The Pack, As That Of Schooling Is To Render Boys Intelligent, Clever, Well Informed Members Of Society In After Life, When Their Cub Hunting Is Over The Ancients Commenced Their Hunting In A Very Different Style To Ours They Did Not, However, Fancy Fox Hunting To Them It Would Have Been Merely An Idle, Unremunerating Occupation They Were Pot Hunters, Fond Of Venison And Bare Soup, The Chase Of The Stag And Hare Having Been Their Favourite Amusement And We Find Old Horace Or Juvenal I Forget Which, For To The Latter I Bade Adieu With My Gown At Oxford, A Precious Number Of Years Agone, So That I Trust To Memory Only Giving Us Certain Information On This Matter, Thus Ev Guo Cervinam Pellam Zatravit In Aula Militant In Sylvz S Catulus They Had A Queer Notion Of Entering Young Hounds To A Deer Scent In Those Times And I Should Like To See Charles Payne S Face, If Directed To Halloa On A Couple Or Two At A Time Of His Young Entry At A Stuffed Fox, Set Up In A Corner Of The Kennel Yard As A Preliminary Introduction To The Personale Of The Animal Before Pro Ceeding To Extremities With Him In Rockingham ForestAbout The PublisherForgotten Books Publishes Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rare And Classic Books Find At ForgottenbooksThis Book Is A Reproduction Of An Important Historical Work Forgotten Books Uses State Of The Art Technology To Digitally Reconstruct The Work, Preserving The Original Format Whilst Repairing Imperfections Present In The Aged Copy In Rare Cases, An Imperfection In The Original, Such As A Blemish Or Missing Page, May Be Replicated In Our Edition We Do, However, Repair The Vast Majority Of Imperfections Successfully Any Imperfections That Remain Are Intentionally Left To Preserve The State Of Such Historical Works
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- Practical Lessons on Hunting and Sporting
- Knightley William Horlock
- 09 April 2017 Knightley William Horlock