The Sportsman's Magazine, Volúmenes1-2

Sportsman's Magazine Company, 1897

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Página 113 - FEATHERING. — The feather on the upper portion of the ears should be long and silky ; on the back of fore and hind legs long and fine ; a fair amount of hair on the belly, forming a nice fringe, which may extend on chest and throat. Feet to be well feathered between the toes. Tail to have a nice fringe of moderately long hair, decreasing in length as it approaches the point. All feathering to be as straight and flat as possible.
Página 316 - The monkeys sang sorrowfully to each other as they hunted for dry roosts in the fern-wreathed trees, and the last puff of the daywind brought from the unseen villages the scent of damp wood-smoke, hot cakes, dripping undergrowth, and rotting pine-cones. That is the true smell of the Himalayas, and if once it creeps into the blood of a man, that man will at the last, forgetting all else, return to the hills to die.
Página 209 - The fourth aloft on whistling pinions soared, One fatal glance the fiery thunders poured — Prone drops the bird amid the dashing waves, And the clear stream his glossy plumage laves.
Página 511 - I move that the nominations be closed and the Secretary be instructed to cast a ballot on the part of the Society.
Página 113 - The color of the nose dark mahogany or dark walnut, and that of the eyes (which ought not to be too large), rich hazel or brown. The ears to be of moderate size, fine in texture, set on low, well back, and hanging in a neat fold close to head.
Página 113 - ... too large) rich hazel or brown. The ears to be of moderate size, fine in texture, set on low, well back, and hanging in a neat fold close to the head. " Neck. — Should be moderately long, very muscular, but not too thick, slightly arched, free from all tendency to throatiness.
Página 264 - The wild buffalo is practically gone forever, and iii a few more years, when the whitened bones of the last bleaching skeleton shall have been picked up and shipped East for commercial uses, nothing will remain of him save his old, well-worn trails along the water-courses, a few museum specimens, and regret for his fate.
Página 113 - The hind legs from hip to hock should be long and muscular, from hock to heel short and strong. The stifle and hock joints well bent, and not inclined either in or out. The fore legs should be strong and sinewy, having plenty of bone, with elbows free, well let down, and like the hock, not inclined either out or in. ' The feet rather small, very firm; toes strong, close together, and arched. Tail should be of moderate length, set on rather low, strong at root, and tapering to a fine point; to be...
Página 327 - Olly shot him all over with a walkingstick from the tip of his nose to the tip of his tail.

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