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" Their horses are not tall, but of the size of our middling nags, short and well trussed, small headed, and full of mettle, in my opinion far excelling the Spanish jennet in pride and stomach. "
Japan: An Account, Geographical and Historical - Page 250
by Charles MacFarlane - 1856 - 365 pages
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A general history and collection of voyages and travels, arranged ..., Volume 9

Robert Kerr - Travel - 1824
...accompanied him for his own riding were six in number, and were all richly caparisoned. These horses were not tall, but of the size of our middling nags, short and well knit, small-headed, and very mettlesome, and in my opinion far excelling the Spanish jennet in spirit...
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JAPAN: AN ACCOUNT, GEOGRAPHICAL AND HISTORICAL, FROM THE EARLIEST PERIOD AT ...

CHARLES MAC FARLANE, ESQ - 1852
...being hooded and lured as ours are. His horses for his own sadle being six in number, richly trapped. Their horses are not tall, but of the size of our middling nags, short and well trust, small-headed and very full of mettle, in my opinion far excelling the Spanish jennet in pride...
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Japan: An Account, Geographical and Historical, from the Earliest Period at ...

Charles MacFarlane - Japan - 1852 - 435 pages
...being hooded and lured as ours are. His horses for his own sadle being six in number, richly trapped. Their horses are not tall, but of the size of our middling nags, short and well trust, small-headed and very full of mettle, in my opinion far excelling the Spanish jennet in pride...
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Japan: An Account, Geographical and Historical, from the Earliest Period at ...

Charles MacFarlane - Japan - 1852 - 435 pages
...enough to support many sheep and oxen. The horses are generally small, but there is a breed said to be not inferior to that imported into India from the Persian Gulf. But horses of this kind now appear to be rare. In the time of old Captain Saris they were common enough....
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Japan: an account, geographical and historical, from the earliest period at ...

Charles MacFarlane - History - 1856 - 365 pages
...enough to support many sheep and oxen. The horses are generally small, but there is a breed said to be not inferior to that imported into India from the Persian Gulf. But the horses of this kind nowiappear to be rare. In the time of old Captain Saris they were common enough. " Their horses are...
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Japan and Her People

Andrew Steinmetz - Japan - 1859 - 447 pages
...but there is a breed said to be not inferior to that imported into India from the Persian Gulf ; but horses of this kind now appear to be rare. In the...excelling the Spanish jennet in pride and stomach." t The Japanese relate most marvellous stories of the performances of some of their steeds. There is...
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The Japanese Empire: Its Physical, Political, and Social Condition and ...

S. B. Kemish - Japan - 1860 - 303 pages
...appear to be rare, equal in shape, swiftness, and dexterity to the Persian. Old Captain Saris says, " Their horses are not tall, but of the size of our...excelling the Spanish jennet in pride and stomach." Kampfer says, " The best horses come from the provinces of Satsuma and Osiu ; and a breed of small...
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Journal, Volume 4

Royal United Services Institute for Defence Studies - Military art and science - 1861
...mighty favourite of the Emperor of Japan of his day, writing from the spot in 1613, thus describes: "Their horses are not tall, but of the size of our...middling nags, short and well trussed, small headed, and very full of mettle, in my opinion far exceeding the Spanish jennet." My friend Mr. Oliphant, in his...
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Topsy-turvy 1585

Robin D. Gill - Social Science - 2004 - 740 pages
...not have taken any rides - and falls - for he was full of appreciation for their indomitable spirit: Their horses are not tall, but of the size of our middling Nags, short and well trust, small headed and very full of mettle, in my opinion, farre excelling the Spanish Jennet in pride...
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