The Shooter's Guide: Or, Complete Sportsman's Companion : Containing a Compendious View of the Game Laws, a Description of the Various Kinds of Dogs and the Best Mode of Breeding, Rearing, and Training Them : with an Account of the Diseases to which They are Liable, and the Best Methods of Cure : to which are Added, Directions for Grouse, Partridge, Pheasant, Woodcock, Snipe, Hare, and Wild Duck Shooting : Particular Instructions for the Juvenile Sportsman and Much Miscellaneous Information on the Choice of Guns, Gunpowder, Shot, &c. &c
Gale and Fenner, 1816 - Dogs - 264 pages
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Page 101 - ... vomitings and purgings : during the violence of these symptoms, his sight was gone for several minutes, but he could hear all the while. He said, that in his former experiments he had never deferred making use of his remedy longer than he perceived the effects of the venom reaching his heart ; but this time, being willing to satisfy the company thoroughly, and trusting to the speedy effects of his remedy, which was nothing more than olive oil, he forbore to apply any thing till he found himself...
Page 18 - Ireland, to be taken out by every person who shall use any dog, gun, net or other engine for the purpose of taking or killing any game whatever, or any woodcock, snipe, quail or landrail, or any conies...
Page 7 - Gamekeeper, and empowered to kill Game for his own Use, or for the Use of any other Person...
Page 229 - A forest is a certain territory of woody grounds and fruitful pastures privileged for wild beasts and fowls of forest, chase and warren, to rest and abide in, in the safe protection of the King, for his princely delight and pleasure...
Page 144 - Small birds may be preserved in the following manner : — take out the entrails, open a passage to the brain, which should be scooped out through the mouth ; introduce into the cavities of the skull, and the whole body, some of the mixture of salt, alum, and pepper, putting some through the gullet and whole length of the neck...
Page 109 - ... to be paid to the informer, and the other to the poor of the parish where such...
Page 24 - ... to go to the informer, and the other half to the poor of the parish in which such offence shall have been -committed.
Page 234 - ... upon their own, or their master's, free warren, inheritance, or freehold : the other by 5 Ann. c. 14. which empowers lords and ladies of manors to appoint gamekeepers to kill game for the use of such lord or lady ; which with some alteration still subsists, and plainly supposes such power not to have been in them before.
Page 144 - ... it in the sun, or near a fire : after it is well dried, clean out what remains loose of the mixture, and fill the cavity of the body with wool, oakum, or any soft substance, and pack it smooth in paper.
Page 4 - The following is the form of a gamekeeper's deputation : — ' Know all men by these presents, that I, AB of , in the county of , lord of the manor of , in the same county, have nominated, deputed, authorized, and appointed, and by these presents...