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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 Complete Farrier, and British Sportsman: Containing a Systematic Enquiry ...

Richard Lawrence - Dogs - 1833 - 518 pages
...work; 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 Field Book: Or, Sports and Pastimes of the United Kingdom; Comp. from ...

William Hamilton Maxwell - Amusements - 1833 - 616 pages
...round and not very large, his shoulders back, his breast rather wide than narrow, liU 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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A History of British Quadrupeds, Including the Cetacea

Thomas Bell - Cetacea - 1837 - 526 pages
...points of external form, according to an acknowledged authority, are these : — " 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 Sporting review, ed. by 'Craven'.

John William Carleton
...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 head small,...
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The Sporting review, ed. by 'Craven'.

John William Carleton
...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, and if he carry it well so much the better." The speed of foxhounds has considerably quickened...
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Encyclopędia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 6

Thomas Gamaliel Bradford - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1851
...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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The Complete Manual for Young Sportsmen: With Directions for Handling the ...

Henry William Herbert - Dogs - 1856 - 482 pages
...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 — if he carry it well, so much the better ; . . a small head, however, as relative to beauty...
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The Complete Manual for Young Sportsmen: With Directions for Handling the ...

Henry William Herbert - Dogs - 1856 - 480 pages
...Beckford's stamp, and admirably described by the latter writer in the following passage. " 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...
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The dog, in health and disease, by Stonehenge

John Henry Walsh - 1859
...nor 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 head small...
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House dogs and sporting dogs, their varieties ... management [&c.].

John Meyrick - 1861
...nor 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 head small;...
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