Researches Into the History of the British Dog: From Ancient Laws, Charters, and Historical Records : with Original Anecdotes, and Illustrations of the Nature and Attributes of the Dog, from the Poets and Prose Writers of Ancient, Mediaeval and Modern Times, Volume 2
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Page 207 - There is still another place, built in the form of a theatre, which serves for the baiting of bulls and bears; they are fastened behind, and then worried by great English bull-dogs, but not without great risk to the dogs, from the horns of the one and the teeth of the other; and it sometimes happens that they are killed upon the spot; fresh ones are immediately supplied in the places of those that are wounded or tired.
Page 81 - Blake was his berd, and manly was his face. The cercles of his eyen in his hed They gloweden betwixen yelwe and red, And like a griffon loked he about, With kemped heres on his browes stout ; His limmes gret, his braunes hard and stronge, His shouldres brode, his armes round and longe.
Page 178 - By wiles ungenerous some surprise the prey, And some by courage win the doubtful day. Seest thou the gaze-hound! how with glance severe From the close herd he marks the destin'd deer...
Page 77 - She wolde wepe if that she saw a mous Caughte in a trappe, if it were ded or bledde.
Page 183 - ... he passed through the streets without taking notice of any of the people there, and left not till he had gone to the house where the man he sought rested himself, and found him in an upper room, to the wonder of those that followed him.
Page 243 - A strange fish! Were I in England now, as once I was, and had but this fish painted, not a holiday fool there but would give a piece of silver. There would this monster make a man. Any strange beast there makes a man. When they will not give a doit to relieve a lame beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian. Legg'd like a man! and his fins like arms! Warm, o
Page 340 - ... they continued opening as much as before, durst not once attempt to pass beyond the pole. At the same time Sir Roger rode forward, and alighting, took up the hare in his arms ; which he soon...