The Sportsman's Repository: Comprising a Series of Highly Finished Engravings, Representing the Horse and the Dog, in All Their Varieties

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Henry G. Bohn, 1845 - Dogs - 204 pages
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Page xvi - Canst thou make him afraid as a grasshopper? The glory of his nostrils is terrible. He paweth in the valley, and rejoiceth in his strength: He goeth on to meet the armed men. He mocketh at fear, and is not affrighted ; Neither turneth he back from the sword.
Page xvi - He paweth in the valley and rejoiceth in his strength: He goeth on to meet the armed men. He mocketh at fear, and is not affrighted; Neither turneth he back from the sword. The quiver rattleth against him, the glittering spear and the shield. He swalloweth the ground with fierceness and rage: Neither believeth he that it is the sound of the trumpet. He saith among the trumpets, Ha, ha; And he smelleth the battle afar off, the thunder of the captains, and the shouting.
Page 74 - Tis sweeter far to me, To walk together to the kirk With a goodly company ! — ' To walk together to the kirk, And all together pray, While each to his great Father bends, Old men, and babes, and loving friends, And youths and maidens gay...
Page 59 - Flourish'd in air, low bending plies around His busy nose, .the steaming vapour snuffs Inquisitive, nor leaves one turf untried, Till, conscious of the recent stains, his heart Beats quick; his snuffling nose, his active tail, Attest his joy ; then with deep opening mouth, That makes the welkin tremble, he proclaims Th' audacious felon ; foot by foot he marks His winding way, while all the listening crowd Applaud his reasonings.
Page 63 - O'er his broad back bends in an ample arch. On shoulders clean, upright and firm he stands : His round...
Page 181 - And the same shall be paid by the stable-keeper or servant having the care of such horse, and be charged by him to the owner of such horse. The Stewards shall make such orders as they think fit relative to the returns to be made by the stable-keepers or servants of...
Page 59 - The' audacious felon ; foot by foot he marks His winding way, while all the listening crowd Applaud his reasonings. O'er the...
Page 181 - At a meeting of the Stewards and Members of the Jockey Club, it was stated that much uncertainty had prevailed with regard to the operation of the rules and orders of the Jockey Club, and therefore it was thought proper to declare that they apply to all races run at, and engagements made for, Newmarket...
Page 169 - Oct., 1819. The Stewards of the Jockey Club having taken into consideration the case laid before them by the stewards of Doncaster Races, respecting the St. Leger Stakes, and having examined Mr.
Page 93 - In ancient times three several animals were Coursed with greyhounds, the Deer, the Fox, and the Hare, The two former are not practised at present, but the Coursing of deer formerly was a recreation in high esteem, and was divided into two sorts, the Paddock and the Forest or Purlieu.

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