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" When bull-baiting was more in fashion than it is, an amateur of this "sublime and beautiful" amusement proposed a wager, " that he would, at four distinct intervals, deprive the animal of one of his feet by amputation, and that, after every individual... "
The barouche driver and his wife - Page 15
by Charles Sedley (novelist.) - 1807
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The barouche driver and his wife, Volume 2

Charles Sedley (novelist.) - 1807
...punishment will allay, '* or induce the dog to swerve from, " his purpose. * "In confirmation of .thisfact, -a juM venile amateur of the sublime and " beautiful—some...every indivi" dual deprivation, his dog should at*' Uck the bull with his previous fero" city j and that, lastly, he should con" tinue to do so upon his...
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The Complete Farrier and British Sportsman: Containing a Systematic Enquiry ...

Richard Lawrence (veterinary surgeon.) - Dogs - 1816 - 507 pages
...bull-baiting was more in fashion than it is, an amateur of this "sublime and beautiful" amusement proposed a wager, " that he would, at four distinct intervals, deprive the animal of one of his feet by amputation, and that, after every individual deprivation, he should attack the bull with his previous...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 88, Part 2; Volume 124

Early English newspapers - 1818
...Some years ago a savage monster, in the North of England, proposed for a trifling wxger, " that be would, at four distinct intervals, deprive the animal of one of his feet by amputation; and that, after every individual deprivation, he should attack the bull with his previous...
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The Complete Farrier, and British Sportsman: Containing a Systematic Enquiry ...

Richard Lawrence - Dogs - 1833 - 518 pages
...bull-baiting was more in fashion than it is, an amateur of this " sublime and beautiful" amusement proposed a wager, " that he would, at four distinct intervals, deprive the animal of one of his feet by amputation, and that, after every individual deprivation, he should attack the bull with his previous...
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Anecdotes of Dogs

Edward Jesse - Dogs - 1858 - 491 pages
...kind in the north of England, confident in the courage and purity of blood in his hull-dog, laid a wager " that he would at four distinct intervals deprive the animal of one of his feet by amputation, and that after every individual deprivation he should still attack the bull with his previous...
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