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" The mode of killing them was, perhaps, the only modern remains of the grandeur of ancient hunting. On notice being given that a wild Bull would be killed on a certain day, the inhabitants of the neighbourhood came mounted, and armed with guns, &c. "
The History of Berwick Upon Tweed: Including a Short Account of the Villages ... - Page 595
by John Fuller - 1799 - 651 pages
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 70

English literature - 1790
...Jīttle doubt but in two or three turns they would m»ke аи at. tack. ' The mode of killing them wai perhaps the only modern remains of the grandeur of ancient hunting. On nmice btiog givr.n that a wild bill woulu be killed on a certain day, the inhabitants of the neighbourhood...
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A General History of Quadrupeds

Ralph Beilby - Mammals - 1792 - 483 pages
...leave them, not chufing to provoke them further ; for there is little doubt but in two or three turns they would make an attack. The mode of killing them...notice being given, that a wild Bull would be killed on a certain day, the inhabitants of the neighbourhood came mounted, and armed with guns, &c. fometimes...
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The Edinburgh Magazine, Or, Literary Miscellany, Volume 7

Books and bookselling - 1796
...nearer, till they come within a few yards, when molt people think it prudent to leave them, nqt choofing to provoke them further, as it is probable, that in...notice being given, that a wild bull would be killed upen a certain day, the inhabitants of the neighbourhood came mounted, and armed with guns» &.C. fometimes...
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The Edinburgh Magazine, Or, Literary Miscellany, Volume 7

Books and bookselling - 1796
...yards, when moft people think it prudent to leave them, not choofing to provoke them further, as it it probable, that. in a few turns more they would make...ancient hunting. On notice being given, that a wild buil would be killed upon a certain day, the inhabitants of the neighbourhood came mounted, and armed...
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 36

Edmund Burke - History - 1799
...would make an attack, SIS The mode of killing them was, perhaps, the modern remains of the granJeur of ancient hunting. On notice being given, that a...killed upon a certain day, the inhabitants of the neignl.ourhoocl came mounted, and armed with guns, &c. fometimes to the amount of a hundred horfe,...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

History - 1799
...that in a few turns more they would make an attack. Tie ' The mode of killing them was, perhaps, the modern remains of the grandeur of ancient hunting....given, that a wild bull would be killed upon a certain flay, the inhabitants of the neighbourhood came mounted, an J armed with guns, &c. fometimes to the...
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

English literature - 1802
...good beef; from whence it may be fairly supposed that, in proper situations, they would feed well. ' The mode of killing them was, perhaps, the only modern...certain day, the inhabitants of the neighbourhood came in great numbers, both horse and foot; the horsemen rode off the bull from the rest of the herd until...
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Animal Biography: Or, Authentic Anecdotes of the Lives, Manners ..., Volume 2

William Bingley - Animal behavior - 1803
...nearer, till they come within a few yards, when most people think it prudent to leave them, not choosing to provoke them further, as it is probable that in...notice being given that a wild Bull would be killed on a certain day, the inhabitants of the neighbourhood assembled, sometimes to the number of a hundred...
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A General History of Quadrupeds

Ralph Beilby - Animals - 1807 - 525 pages
...to leave them, not chusing to provoke them further ; for there is little doubt but in two or three turns more they would make an attack. The mode of...notice being given that a wild Bull would be killed on a certain day, the inhabitants of the neighbourhood came mounted, and armed with guns, &c. sometimes...
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A review of the reports to the Board of agriculture, Volume 1

William Humphrey Marshall - 1808
...advancing nearer, till they come within a few yards, when most people think it prudent to leave them. " The mode of killing them was, perhaps, the only modern...certain day, the inhabitants of the neighbourhood came in great numbers, both horse and foot : the horsemen rode off the bull from the rest of the herd until...
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