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Page 7 - It caused a sort of dreaminess, in which there was no sense of pain nor feeling of terror, though quite conscious of all that was happening. It was like what patients partially under the influence of chloroform describe, who see all the operation, but feel not the knife. ..This singular condition was not the result of any mental process. The shake annihilated fear, and allowed no sense of horror in looking round at the beast.
Page 5 - PIGEONS, FANCY. Containing Full Directions for the Breeding and Management of Fancy Pigeons, and Descriptions of every known Variety, together with all other information of interest or use to Pigeon Fanciers. Third Edition, bringing the subject down to the present time.
Page 88 - But now they that are younger than I have me in derision, whose fathers I would have disdained to have set with the dogs of my flock.
Page 7 - ORCHIDS FOR AMATEURS: Containing Descriptions of Orchids suited to the requirements of the Amateur, with full Instructions for their successful Cultivation. With numerous beautiful Illustrations. By JAMES BRITTEN, FL8. (of the British Museum), and WHGOWF.H. In cloth gilt, price 7s. Oil., by post, 7s. lod. ROSE GROWING FOR AMATEURS: Being Practical Instructions for the...
Page 7 - The shock produced a stupor similar to that which seems to be felt by a mouse after the first shake of the cat. It caused a sort of dreaminess, in which there was no sense of pain nor feeling of terror, though quite conscious of all that was happening.
Page 12 - Edition, Revised and Enlarged by DIXON KEMP, Author of "Yacht Designing," "A Manual of Yacht and Boat Sailing,
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Page 7 - Turning round to relieve myself of the weight, as he had one paw on the back of my head...