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Page 200 - O wad some Pow'r the giftie gie us To see oursels as ithers see us!
Page 162 - Fare thee well! and if for ever, Still for ever, fare thee well: Even though unforgiving, never 'Gainst thee shall my heart rebel. Would that breast were bared before thee Where thy head so oft hath lain, While that placid sleep came o'er thee Which thou ne'er canst know again: Would that breast, by thee glanced over, Every inmost thought could show!
Page 223 - No better guide could be placed in the hands of either amateur horseman or veterinary surgeon." — Veterinary Journal. " A useful guide in regard to horses anywhere. . . . Concise, practical, and portable.
Page 198 - Camisbinka, who was a very good workman with his hatchet, and whom I always had a friendship for. I jested a little with him on this occasion, telling him that he was become a young man, and asked him what he had done with his beard. Upon which he put his hand in his bosom and pulled it out and showed it to me; further telling me that when he came home, he would lay it up to have it put in his coffin and buried along with him, that he might be able to give an account of it to St. Nicholas, when he...
Page 223 - We entertain a very high opinion of Captain Hayes' book on ' Horse Training and Management in India,' and are of opinion that no better guide could be placed in the hands of either amateur horseman or veterinary surgeon newly arrived in that important division of our empire.
Page 222 - This is the first occasion on which a practical horseman and a practical horsewoman have collaborated in bringing out a book on riding for ladies. The result is in every way satisfactory, and, no matter how well a lady may ride, she will gain much valuable information from a perusal of
Page 220 - Points of the Horse. A Familiar Treatise on Equine Conformation. Illustrated by 209 reproductions of Photographs, and 205 Drawings chiefly by JH OSWALD BROWN.
Page ii - VETERINARY NOTES. For Horse Owners An Illustrated Manual of Horse Medicine and Surgery written in simple language.
Page ii - The intrinsic value of the book and the high professional reputation of the author should ensure this new edition a cordial welcome from sportsmen and all lovers of the horse.