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" The true bred greyhound is the most useful dog : he has more wind ; he ascends the hills with more ease ; and will run double the number of courses in a day. He has more bottom in running, and if he has less ferocity when he comes up with an " old man,"... "
The present state of Australia - Page 141
by Robert Dawson (agent of Australian agric. co.) - 1830
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The Edinburgh Literary Journal: Or, Weekly Register of Criticism ..., Volume 4

Great Britain - 1830 - 484 pages
...like New South Wales, they have, to use the common phrase, too much lumber about them. The true-bred greyhound is the most useful dog; he has more wind; he ascends the hill with more ease, and will run double the number of courses in a day. He has more bottom in running,...
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The Edinburgh Literary Journal: Or, Weekly Register of Criticism ..., Volume 4

Great Britain - 1830 - 482 pages
...more wind; he ascends the hill with more ease, and will run double the number of courses iu a day. lie has more bottom in running, and if he has less ferocity when he comes u|> with an • old man,' so much the better, as he exposes himself the less, and lives to a ˇford...
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Illustrative Anecdotes of the Animal Kingdom, Volume 15

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Animal behavior - 1845 - 354 pages
...like New South Wales, they have, to use the common phrase, too much lumber about them. The true-bred greyhound is the most useful dog. He has more wind ; he ascends the hills with more ease, and runs double the number of courses in a day. He has more bottom in running ; and, if he has less ferocity...
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The Oriental Sporting Magazine, Volume 2

Hunting - 1873 - 484 pages
...like New South Wales they have, to use the common phrase, too much lumber about them. The truebred greyhound is the most useful dog : he has more wind...day. He has more bottom in running, and, if he has less.ferocity when he comes up with an ' old man ' во much the better, as he exposes himself the...
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Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases, and Usages ...

Edward Ellis Morris - Australian languages - 1898 - 568 pages
...side, none of which ever reached the shore." 1830. R. Dawson, 'Present State of Australia," p. 141 : " The kind of dog used for coursing the kangaroo is...he has less ferocity when he comes up with an 'old man,1 so much the better, as he exposes himself the less, and lives to afford sport another day." 1832....
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Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases, and Usages ...

Edward Ellis Morris - Australian languages - 1898 - 680 pages
...acquaintances, the kangaroos." 1830. R. Dawson, 'Present State of Australia,' p. 141 : " If he (greyhound) has less ferocity when he comes up with an 'old man,' so much the better. . . . The strongest and most courageous dog can seldom conquer a wool-man alone, and not one in fifty...
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