The Horse of America in His Derivation, History and Development ...

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The author, 1897 - Horse breeding - 578 pages

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Page 394 - Provided always, and it is the true intent and meaning of this act, that all the laws made and provided for the frequenting of divine service...
Page 108 - They are such Lovers of Riding, that almost every ordinary Person keeps a Horse; and I have known some spend the Morning in ranging several Miles in the Woods to find and catch their Horses only to ride two or three Miles to Church, to the Court-House, or to a Horse-Race...
Page 451 - And God said, Let the earth bring forth the living creature after his kind, cattle, and creeping thing, and beast of the earth after his kind: and it was so.
Page 107 - There is yet another kind of Sport, which the young People take great Delight in, and that is, the Hunting of wild Horses; which they pursue sometimes with Dogs, and sometimes without. You must know they have many Horses foaled in the Woods of the Uplands, that never were in hand, and are as shy as any Savage Creature.
Page 457 - The stripes across the fore-hand of the colt are confined to the withers, and to the part of the neck next to them ; those on the filly cover nearly the whole of the neck, and the back as far as the flanks. The colour of her coat on the neck adjoining to the mane is pale, and approaching to dun, rendering the stripes there more conspicuous than those on the colt. The same pale tint appears in a less degree on the rump ; and in this circumstance of the dun tint also she resembles the quagga.
Page 29 - Arabia and all the princes of Kedar, They occupied with thee in lambs and rams and goats, In these were they thy merchants.
Page 430 - That for ways that are dark, And for tricks that are vain, The heathen Chinee is peculiar — Which the same I am free to maintain.
Page 29 - Tarshish was thy merchant by reason of the multitude of all kinds of riches ; with silver, iron, tin, and lead, they traded for thy wares.
Page 178 - ... the causes of the loss of that famous breed here was the great demand for them in Cuba, when that island began to cultivate sugar extensively, The planters became suddenly rich, and wanted the...
Page 451 - Heredity is that biological law by which all beings endowed with life tend to repeat themselves in their descendants : it is for the species what personal identity is for the individual.

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