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" He has much to undergo, and should have strength proportioned to it. Let his legs be straight as arrows, his feet round and not too large ; his shoulders back ; his breast rather wide than narrow ; his chest deep ; his back broad ; his head small ; his... "
The Dog and the Sportsman: Embracing the Uses, Breeding, Training, Diseases ... - Page 45
1845 - 223 pages
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The Sporting magazine; or Monthly calendar of the transactions of the turf ...

...be attended to ; he has much to undergo, and should have strength proportioned to it : Let his legs be straight as arrows, his feet round and not too large, his shoulders back, his breast rather wide than narrow, his chest deep, his back broad, liis head small,...
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Thoughts Upon Hunting: In a Series of Familiar Letters to a Friend

Peter Beckford - Fox-hunting - 1802 - 360 pages
...bear much work : he has much to undergo, and should have strength proportioned to it. Let his legs be straight as arrows ; his feet round ; and not too large ; his shoulders back ; his breast rather wide than narrow ; his chest deep ; his back broad ; his i head...
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The complete farrier, and British sportsman

Richard Lawrence (veterinary surgeon.) - 1816
...having a great deal to undergo, he should have strength proportioned to the task : his legs should be straight as arrows ; his feet round, and not too large ; his shoulders back ; his breast rather wide than narrow ; his chest deep ; his back broad ; his head small...
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The Complete Sportsman

Thomas Burgeland Johnson - Hunting - 1817 - 312 pages
...he has much to undergo, and should have strength proportioned to it. — Let his legs be straight, his feet round, and not too large ; his chest deep, and back broad. Such young hounds as are out at the elbows, and such as are weak from the knee to the foot, should...
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Retrospective Review: And Historical and Antiquarian Magazine, Volume 13

Henry Southern, Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas - 1826
...his symmetry is not perfect, he will neither run fast, nor bear much, work. " Let his legs be strait as arrows ; his feet round, and not too large ; his...brushy — if he carries it well, so much the better. This last point, however trifling it may appear, gave rise to a very odd question : A gentleman, not...
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The Retrospective Review

Henry Southern - Books - 1826
...his symmetry is not perfect, he will neither run fast, nor bear much work. " Let his legs be strait as arrows ; his feet round, and not too large ; his...brushy — if he carries it well, so much the better. This last point, however trifling it may appear, gave rise to a very odd question : A gentleman, not...
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The Retrospective Review

Books - 1826
...his symmetry is not perfect, he will neither run fast, nor bear much work. " Let his legs be strait as arrows ; his feet round, and not too large ; his...brushy — if he carries it well, so much the better. This last point, however trifling it may appear, gave rise to a very odd question : A gentleman, not...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science ..., Volume 11

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...round and not very large, his shoulders back, his breast rather wide than narrow, his chest deep, his back broad, his head small, his neck thin, his tail thick and bushy and well carried. None of those young hounds which are out at the elbows, or such as are weak...
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Encyclopędia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 6

Francis Lieber - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1831
...mid not too large, his shoulders I nick, his tireast rather wide than narrow, bis chest •1|«P) his back broad, his head small, his neck thin, his tail thick and bushy. As to rJie size, most sportsmen have their prejudices, some preferring them small, and • >thers...
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Encyclopaedia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 6

Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1831
...round and not too large, his shoulders back, his breast rather wide than narrow, his chest deep, his back broad, his head small, his neck thin, his tail thick and bushy. As to the size, most sportsmen have their prejudices, some preferring them small, and others...
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