Shooting simplified

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Fascinating glimpse into a bygone world. Surprisingly, despite passage of a century and a half, much remains relevant and of interest.
Unfortunately, the ebook has a number of pages in the wrong
order, and is missing pages 32 to 57, and 59. The work's heart (or core, if you prefer) has been ripped out. 

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Page 155 - Highlands in the middle days of the last century : 11 foxes, 198 wild cats, 246 martens, 106 polecats, 301 stoats and weasels, 67 badgers, 48 otters, 78 house cats going wild, 27 white-tailed sea eagles, 15 golden eagles, 18 ospreys, 98 blue hawks or peregrine falcons, 7 orange-legged falcons, 211 hobby hawks, 75 kites...
Page 78 - ... be a legal meeting of our said corporation ; and they or the major part of them so met shall have full power and authority to adjourn from day to day or for any other time...
Page 158 - ... your observations of her movements. If done quickly, she will catch sight of the break in the light, and be off. Now put the gun to your shoulder, pointing the piece parallel with the wall, and, rising suddenly, swing the gun over the wall and fire. 'On the edge of a pool of water or rivulet, sloping into deeper water, let a trap be thus placed and baited. Take a common hen-egg, blow it, and fill it with soft earth. Insert a pin of wood by the side of the egg ; thrust the other end of the pin...

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