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" ... a good one is valued at two or three camels, or even more, and I was informed that the Khan of Kelat has been known to pay to the value of four hundred rupees * for one dog. Firing at marks, cudgelling, wrestling, practising with swords, and throwing... "
Travels in Beloochistan and Sinde: Accompanied by a Geographical and ... - Page 66
by Sir Henry Pottinger - 1816 - 423 pages
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 15

George Walter Prothero - 1816
...more. Firing at marks, cudgelling, wrestling, practising with swords, and throwing the spenr, are also favourite diversions with them; and neighbouring kheils cope with each other at these exercises. The last four they understand scientifically; and Mr. Pottinger was assured they were so expert at firing...
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Historical Account of Discoveries and Travels in Asia: From the ..., Volume 2

Hugh Murray - Asia - 1820
...may never know the road back to their native spot. At home, the amusements of the Beloches consist in firing at marks, cudgelling, wrestling, practising with swords, and throwing the spear, in all which they possess marvellous skill. The Beloche soldier, when fully equipped, is all bristling...
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 58

Edmund Burke - History - 1817
...known to pay to the value of four hundred rupees for one dog. Firing at marks, cudgelling, wiestling, practising with swords, and throwing the spear, are...not more than six inches square, off a horse at full gidlop ; and I can positively affirm, that the different guides 1 had during my journey killed, at...
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The Great Game: Travels in Beloochistan and Sinde

Martin Ewans - Eastern question (Central Asia) - 2004 - 6 pages
...for which latter purpose, they bestow a vast deal of attention on the training of their greyhoonds : a good one is valued at two or three camels, or even...former, some of them are so incredibly expert, that I am aasured they can invariably hit a target, not more than six inches square, off a horse at full gallop...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 15

1816
...greyhounds are trained with great care, and a good one is valued at two or three camels, or even more. Firing at marks, cudgelling, wrestling, practising with swords, and throwing the spear, are also favourite diversions with them; and neighbouring kheils cope with each other at these exercises....
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