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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 gardeners dictionary, Volume 1

Philip Miller - 1835
...it to death. The mode of killing them, as it was practised a few years ago, was, perhaps, the only remains of the grandeur of ancient hunting. On notice being given that a wild bull would be killed ou a certain day, the inhabitants of the neighbourhood came mounted and armed witlKguns, &c. sometimes...
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The Natural History of the Ruminating Animals, ...: Goats, sheep, wild and ...

William Jardine - Ruminants - 1836 - 270 pages
...information regarding the stock in the other parks. The mode of killing these cattle, Mr Bewick remarks, " was perhaps the only modern remains of the grandeur...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. and sometimes...
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A History of British Quadrupeds, Including the Cetacea

Thomas Bell - Cetacea - 1837 - 526 pages
...to leave them, not choosing to provoke them further. " The mode of killing them was perhaps the only 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. sometimes...
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The Rural Life of England, Volume 2

William Howitt - Country life - 1838 - 386 pages
...leave them, not choosing to provoke them further ; for there is little doubt but in two or three times more they would make an attack. " The mode of killing...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, etc., sometimes...
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The Episcopal magazine, and Church of England warder [formerly ..., Volume 2

1840
...cease with his life. " The mode of killing them," says Mr. Culley, " was, perhaps, the only remains 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., sometimes...
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Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful ..., Volumes 17-18

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1840
...an attack. The mode of killing them was perhaps the only modern remains of the grandeur of antient hunting. On notice being given that a wild bull would be killed on a certain day, the inhabitants of the neighbourhood came armed with guns, &c., sometimes to the...
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British Farmer's Magazine, Issue 21

Agriculture - 1852
...Chillingham cattle had nearly or altogether ceased before 1720, when it is described in these terms:— "The mode of killing them was, perhaps, the only modern...grandeur of ancient hunting. On notice being given that a bull would be killed on a certain day, the inhabitants of the neighbourhood came mounted, and armed...
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A Monograph of the Genus Bos: The Natural History of Bulls, Bisons, and ...

George Vasey - Bison - 1857 - 192 pages
...which Mr. Culley makes mention in the last quotation. The late mode of killing them is described as " perhaps the only modern remains of the grandeur 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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Cassell's popular natural history, Volumes 1-2

Cassell, ltd - 1863
...two or. three turns more they would make an attack. The mode of killing them was, perhaps, only the 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 round with guns, <fec., sometimes to the...
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Handbook for Travellers in Durham and Northumberland

John Murray (Firm) - Durham (England : County) - 1864 - 336 pages
...think it prudent to leave (hem. "The mode of killing the wildcattle was, perhaps, the only modern relic 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 in great numbers, both horse nd foot: tlie...
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