Instructions to Young Sportsmen: In All that Relates to Guns and Shooting (Google eBook)

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Lea and Blanchard, 1846 - Firearms - 459 pages
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Page 147 - Of three specimens from an inch and a quarter to an inch and a half in length...
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Page 385 - tis merry in good green wood, When the mavis and merle are singing, When the deer pass by, the hounds are in cry And the hunter's horn is ringing.
Page 324 - My companion, a stout, hale and athletic man, dressed in a homespun hunting-shirt, bare-legged and moccasined, carried a long and heavy rifle, which, as he was loading it, he said had proved efficient in all his former undertakings, and which he hoped would not fail on this occasion, as he felt proud to show me his skill. The gun was wiped, the powder measured, the ball patched with six-hundred-thread linen, and the charge sent home with a hickory rod.
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