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Excerpt from The Sporting Dog
ON a Virginia day, the winter of 1863, a human mite peeped through a fence of chestnut rails at the concord of a redhot Confederate landowner and a Federal cfiicer over an old white setter and a bevy of quail, bunch of pah'tridges, they said. Every year since, the pupil has been under the tuition of men who know sporting dogs. Amateurs, professionals, scientists, market-hunt ers, dog-thieves, financiers, jurists, loafers, and clubmen; Bluenoses, Tarheels, Hoosiers, Cana dians, Britishers, Germans, Populists, and Squaw men, - for the unfailing indulgence with which.
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bound: 390 pages
publisher: Forgotten Books (May 25, 2017)
isbn: 133246338X, 978-1332463381,
weight: 1.2 pounds (