The Book of field sports, and library of veterinary knowledge, ed. by H.D. Miles

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Pagina 464 - A most refreshing preparation for the Complexion, dispelling the cloud of languor and relaxation, allaying all heat and irritability, and immediately affording the pleasing sensation attending restored elasticity and healthful state of the Skin. Freckles, Tan, Spots, Pimples, Flushes, and Discoloration, fly before its application, and give place to a healthy clearness, with the glow of beauty and of bloom.
Pagina 455 - Aroused by Gelert's dying yell, Some slumberer wakened nigh ; What words the parent's joy can tell To hear his infant's cry ! Concealed beneath a, tumbled heap, His hurried search had missed, All glowing from his rosy sleep, His cherub boy he kissed...
Pagina 450 - When the female has been impregnated, and the eggs are sufficiently matured, she seeks among the horses a subject for her purpose, and approaching it on the wing, she holds her body nearly upright in the air, and her tail, which is lengthened for the purpose, curved inwards and upwards : in this way she approaches the part where she designs to deposit the egg; and...
Pagina 450 - When removed from the stomach by the fingers by a sudden jerk, so as not to injure them, they will, if fresh and healthy, attach themselves to any loose membrane, and even to the skin of the hand. For this purpose they sheath or draw back the hooks almost entirely within the skin, till the two points come close to each other ; they then present them to the membrane, and keeping them parallel till it is pierced through, they expand them in a lateral direction, and...
Pagina 455 - Nor scratch had he, nor harm, nor dread, But the same couch beneath Lay a great wolf, all torn and dead, Tremendous still in death. Ah, what was then Llewellyn's pain ! For now the truth was clear : The gallant hound the wolf had slain, To save Llewellyn's heir. Vain, vain was all Llewellyn's woe : " Best of thy kind, adieu ! The frantic deed which laid thee low, This heart shall ever rue.
Pagina 455 - The frantic father cried ; And to the hilt his vengeful sword He plunged in Gelert's side.
Pagina 453 - As when th' impatient greyhound slipt from far, Bounds o'er the glebe, to course the fearful hare, She in her speed does all her safety lay; And he with double speed pursues the prey...
Pagina 455 - O'erturned his infant's bed he found, With blood-stained covert rent ; And all around, the walls and ground With recent blood besprent. He called his child — no voice replied — He searched, with terror wild ; Blood, blood he found on every side, But nowhere found his child. " Hell-hound ! my child's by thee devoured," The frantic father cried ; And to the hilt his vengeful sword He plunged in Gelert's side.
Pagina 455 - Thus near the gates conferring as they drew, Argus, the dog, his ancient master knew ; He, not unconscious of the voice and tread, Lifts to the sound his ear, and rears his head ; Bred by Ulysses, nourished at his board, But ah ! not fated long to please his lord.
Pagina 495 - If the iron is used, it should l)e applied in straight lines. There are few lamenesses in which absolute and long-continued rest is more requisite. It leaves the parts materially weakened, and, if the horse is soon put to work again, the lameness will frequently return. No horse that has had curbs, should be put even to ordinary work in less than a month after the apparent cure ; and, even 390 AMERICAN AGRICtTLTURE.

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