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1822.

Printed for I. Pittman. 18.Maiwick Square.
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14.117/2" 8 hul thinnwick Sare. Lonilon.

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BEAGLE AND RABBIT.

to spaniels-for rabbit shooting,
Engraved by Mr. SMITH, from a Paint-

where there are few burrows, and
ing of the same Artist.

for a winged pheasant, they are

matchless, as they never leave
THIS beautiful breed of beagles what they pursue for a fresh scent.

came from Babam Abbey, Many winged pheasants are lost,
Sussex., The dog, the portrait of both with spaniels and pointers,
which is given in the plate, was but seldom with a beagle-they
bred, by Mr. Day, gamekeeper to are not so brisk as a spaniel, but
Earl Stanhope, who has paid par- hunt their game more steadily. It
ticular attention to the breed, may also be said of them, that a
and taken great care to keep it sportsman will get more shots at
pure. Finder is the property of rabbits and hares in cover, with a

Mr. Fuller, of Frogliole, Kent, couple or two of beagles than with

but mostly runs in a sinall cry, be- any other dogs; they ron low, and

longing to the Noble Earl named take the scent quick, and their

above. Beagles are much used in tongues are delightfully musical.

Kent and Sussex for the

gun;

in Beagles are the smallest of the

hunting the extensiye woods of hound race used in this country,

these counties, they are preferable are exquisite in their scent of the

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