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Page 216 - The fine air, the freedom of the scenery, and all the other agremens accompanying this amusement, must always make it the most fascinating kind of sport in the way of shooting which the British Isles, or, indeed, almost any country can afford. The bird, too, in beauty and game-like appearance is not to be equalled. In fact, as long as grouse and heather exist, and the nature of man is imbued with the same love for sport and manly exercise as it now is, grouse-shooting will be one of our favourite...
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Page 217 - This is the most killing system, as every practical grouse-shooter knows ; but to me it is far less attractive than a good stretch across a range of valley and mountain, though attended with fewer shots. I am also far more pleased by seeing a brace of good dogs do their work well, and exhibiting all their fine instinct and skill, than in toiling after twice the number when hunted by a keeper, whose only plan of breaking the poor animals in is to thrash them until they are actually afraid to use half...