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231 cetved with all posible approba«
near Freewood in Bradfield, and tion. There were two encores killed him almost instantly.on the first night's representation,
About an hour after found ano... viz, a duet between Fawcett and ther fox at Munsey's park, who Mrs. Martyr, and an old sea song, went away for Bull's Woodin praise of the Arethusa frigate, by then to Hammond's
made a head, and came to Thorpe Wood, from whence back again
to Munfey's park; the hounds THE SHEPHERDESS OF CHEAPSIDE.
then divided, and fix couple of Drury Lane, Feb. 20.
them went away with a fresh fox This evening a new musical
to Bradfield, through Heffet, farce, in two acts, called the Shep
nearly up to Woolpit wood, from herdefs of Cheapfide, was performed thence to Drinkstone, where he for the first time, written by Mr. made a head, and was killed at Cobb, Author of the Haunted
Heffet; the hunted fox made again Tower, the Siege of Belgrade, for Bull's wood, turned and ran the Cherokee, &c. and
through Cockfield Old Park, to sorry to fay, it was, in the polite Lawshall, and was killed near Sir: phrase, compleatly damned; as Thomas Gage's, at Staningfield. such we need pot detail the plot, -There was a very full field, and which has very little
the death of two brace and a half tion, The songs had infinite
of foxes in one day, at this season, justice paid them by Signora Sto is considered a very extraordinary race, and Mr. Bannister, junior, instance in the annals of sporting. in the characters of Lætitia and
On the 5th of February, this Diaper. In some parts the dia
gentleman's hounds found another logue is neat, and worthy of the fox at Eaft and Deer wood, at a pen of Mr. Cobb; but upon the
quarter before one o'clock; they whole, the merits of the Shepherd took him one turn round the coefs of Cheapfide, when compared ver, and then went off for Charles with its demerits, and weighed in Hall wood, towards Mockinger, the opposite feale,
in the parish of Ringshall, left « Quick up fly, and kick the beam." the cover to the right, and pointed
away for Battisford, Barking,
Badley, and Combs, crossed the EXIRA SPORTING.
Stowmarket Navigation at Badley Mill, through the two Creet
ings, the two Stonhams, Gipping, REMARKABLE FOX AND HARE
Mendlesham, Brockford, Thwaite,
Wickham Skeith, Thornham,
and Finningham; and, after
glorious chace of two hours and brooke park, which was directly
a quarter, they pulled him down killed - and immediately after
near Westhorp Lodge. What is found another fox in the same
remarkable in this long woodland park, which, after a run of about
chace is, that though the fox ran an hour, was killed at Roughtom,
through eighteen different pa-They then found another fox
rithes, he never passed through
any cover, after he left Charles Hall * For'a specimen of the songs, see our
wood. poetical departments
Dean of Canterbury, and Mr. The Duke of Northumberland's Beddoes, uncoupled on Seelton hounds run a fox to a place cal Forest, started a hare among the led Bunker's-hill, near Alnwick, furze, which immediately made into a very large furze cover, to a thick cover; went through, where they lost him in an earth and took the river Quency ; from that no one knew of. When the thence to Woolston, along the sportsmen returned home, five of hills, and up the Steep of the old hounds were misling; not Longment; threw out even the coming in that night, it was adepts in hunting ; she then led thought that they were gone off them through all those deep with a fcx by themselves. Seve and tremendous recesses to the ral men were fent in search of Devil's Mouth, which poor puss them to all the earths and crags passed, and immediately fell a for 20 miles around, but in vain. victim to her pursuers: only The cover where the fox was nine couple were staunch enough loft was then searched again, and to partake of her; and out of a in digging about two yards deep, numerous set of well mounted foxone was discovered; several yards hunters, only two were able to be further three more
were found, in at the death; they had three all faft in the earth together, hours and a half hard running, and ten yards deeper, the fifth without once being at fault, hound was dug up. They were or receiving the least alliftall dead.
On Friday, the 19th of Febru. A fox which has long infested ary, Mr. Child's hounds met at the country about Thornham Madeley Hills, near Lord TraHills, and baffled the neighbour-cey's, at ten o'clock, and foon ing hunters, was, on Monday after found a fox, which, after a se'nnight, pursued by a pack of fevere run, went to ground behounds belonging to the different twixt Kinlet and the Clea Hills ; gentlemen of Oldham. The dogs at the same time a fresh fox was had chased a hare about seven
halloo'd away, and the hounds miles, when they started the fox being laid to him, he ran by at Thornham Hills, about ten in Kinlet, Higley, Chelmarsh, croffthe morning: he ran through ed the Severn, through DudmalRoyle, Hopwood, and Langeley, ton Covers, by Coton, the Four and was lost for a few minutes, Alhes, and by Leaton, where Mr. but recovered in a place called Moseley joined the hounds, and Middleton Park; from thence to killed him before he could gain Heaton, Perftwich, Whitefield, the earths at Swin Common, Radcliffe, Bury, Whittle Hills,
near Lord Dudley's, at half past and Heywood, when he was again fix o'clock in the evening. Mr. loft, but found and pursued to Moseley took the hounds to his Trubb Smithy, where he was house, and in about half an hour taken about half past five in the afterwards the huntsman came evering, after a chase, according up, with a fresh horse; no person to the best calculation, of upwards had been with the hounds for the of fifty miles.
last hour and half; Mr. Child,
upon Mellon, and a large field, Ludlow, Feb. 19. being entirely done up. On Tuesday last, the excellent
A TREApack of barriers belonging to the
A Treatise on FARRIERY, with
OF A SIMPLE FEVER.
A SIMPLE fever is an accele
of , attended with other symptoms of a fever, while all the internal parts continue found, and there is no inflammation or inflammatory tumour that may occasion it.
This is the mildest and least dangers of all fevers, and is generally owing to a suppressed per. spiration which increases the quantity of humours, and thereby requires an increased effort of nature to throw them off, and to remove the obstructions; whence a feverish habit will follow, which, if taken in time, by aslifting the endeavours of nature, it may go off without any bad consequences. There is nothing so likely to cause this fever as a sudden refrigeration of the body after it has been violently heated. The matter that should be carried off by perspiration is a recrement, and therefore, when retained in the vessels, it cannot be friendly to the blood, but raise commotions therein, and that more or less as the horse is otherwise in health.
The symptoms of a simple fe. ver, are a loss of appetite, in such a manner, that the horse only nibbles his hay as if he did not like it, and he is so restless as to be continually ranging from one. end of the rack to the other : he has a bearing of his flanks, a redness of his eyes, and dryness of his tongue, which is somewhat parched ; and his ears and feet are not cold, as in complicated fevers, but are almost as warm as the rest of his body: he is not coftive, but his dung by internal
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heat is dried into small balls, and is seldom or never greasy: his urine is of a high colour, and is sometimes voided with difficulty: he seems to be fond of water, yet drinks but little at a time, and often.
In the cure of this fever, which arises from too great a quantity and too rapid a motion of the blood, bleeding is certainly the first intention ; and the longer it is neglected, the more viscid and acrimonious is the blood rendered, by dissipating its 'more thin part, condensing the globules, and heating the serum to such a degree as to turn it into a kind of jelly. The acrimony of the oleous and saline parts of the blood will be increased more and more, insomuch, that the blood will be at length highly contaminated, and so far de. praved as to be unfit for the vital purposes.
The quantity of blood to be taken away must be in proportion to the strength of the horse, the intenseness of the fever, the heat and the violence of the symptoms. Generally three pints or two quarts may be sufficient ; and if the symptoms are not abated by the first bleeding, it shews a necessity of re. peating the operation, especially if he refuses to feed However, it is fafer to take away too little than too much.
When the horse is disposed to drink, it will be always proper to let him have a sufficient quantity to keep his blood well dilu. ted; otherwise, as the preternatural heat dissipates the thinner part, without a sufficient quantity of fluid, the serum of the blood will be concreted into jelly. This should be made with warm milk and water mixed with a little oatmeal. He may like. wile have the following drink of drench.
A Treatise on Farriery. Take camomile flowers, elder of linseed oil, and half a pound flowers, hyssop, and liquorice of treacle: mix them for a root, of each half an ounce; of clyster, faltpetre, two ounces ; pour two
Likewise laxative purges are quarts of water on these ingredi very useful to cleanse the guts ents, to make an infusion like tea. from the filth that lurks therein. It may be sweetened with sugar But in this case purges with alogs or treacle, or honey, and make must be omitted, as being too hot; it a little tart with a spoonful or initead thereof, if four ounces of two of white wine-vinegar, which Epsom falt is diffolved in a futfi will tend to allay the heat. The cient quantity of water, and mixed horse
may have three hornfuls with four ounces of the solutive of this drink four times a day syrup of roses, and given as a
drench, nothing can be more fafe His diet should be scalded bran or cooling ; nor can there be any to keep his body open, and he objection againft it, because it is may be allowed half a quartern simple, for generally, the fimpled three or four times a day, if he medicines are the best. And if will eat it. But if he refuses it, these directions are carefully follet him have raw bran sprinkled lowed and observed, you need not with water. He should
fear the speedy cure of any fevers have much hay given him at a of this fort. time, for that may cause him to The figns of recovery are the loath it ; but now and then a horfe's eating fcalded bran, and handful of choice hay may tempt picking a little hay, which when him to eat. Sometimes a horse he does, you will have nothing to will take a little hay out of the do but to take care of him, and hand, when he does not care to let him be well nursed; and then lift his head up to the rack, espe you will have no need of troubling cially if he has been ufed to be him with any more medicines.
For though a horse continues to Besides bleeding and the nitrous heave at the flanks, this is no bad cooling drink, it will be proper sign, especially if you find him to inject cooling, emollient, and cool all over with a return of his laxative clyfters, even at the very appetite. He should now be taken beginning, to bring away the into the air every day, and be hardened dung which is frequent led about in the hand. He should ly pent up in the intestines, and likewise be allowed plenty of to discharge any bilious, acrid clean straw to lie down on, and matter, which might enter into then all your care is at an end. the blood through the la&eals. Besides, they are a kind of relax OF INFLAMMATORY FEVERS. ing fomentation to the bowels, By inflammatory fevers in this and promote the excretion of
the excretion of place, I do not mean such as pros urine:
ceed from an inflammation of any Take mallows, marsh-mallows, particular part, or that keep both dried, camomile flowers, equal pace with the inflammation bay berries, and sweet' fennel itself, but such fevers as are apt feeds, of each an ounce ; boil to terminate in an inflammation them in a sufficient quantity of of some particular part. This is water to three pints, and then add an acute continual fever, which four ounces of Epsom salt, a pint | produces a congestion of the
fed that way.
A Treatise on Farriery.
235 blood, in the nervofo-membránous vinegar, and sweeten it with fuparts; and unless it is removed in gar, honey, or treacle ; make this time, by the benefit of hature and warm when you give it the horse. art, will bring on a fatal inflam He may have three hornfuls four mation.
times a day. This diseafe chiefly attacks The horse's body fhould be kept horses that are young and full of open with emollieś é clykets, for blood, at any time of the year, there is nothing worse than corhat principally in the spring and tivenefs in all diftempers of this fummer. It only differs from the kind. On all other accounts, he former by the violence of the symp- may be treated in the same njánner toms, and a greater degree of heat. as in the former fection. When its progress is not stopped, Take the dried leaves of malit often seizes the head, or some of lows and marsh -mallows, of each the noble vifcera, as has appeared two ounces ; camomile flowers, by opening of the horfes after and sweet fennel feeds, of each an death.
ounce ; of water, five pints ; boil The indications of cure are, to them to the consumption of a free the vital parts from the con pint; then ftrain off the liquor, gested blood ; to abate the heat of and diffolve in it half an ounce the blood and humours; to allay of faltpetre, and a handful of the inordinate motion of the folids'; common falt. This done, pour to discuss the stagnating and cor.in a pint of linfeed oil, and mix fupted humours, and procure a free them for a clyfter, to be injected circulation, by recalling the blood warm. to the external parts. Therefore we must begin the
OF THE PLEURISY AND INFLAMcuré, by taking away à sufficient
MATIONS OF THE LUNGS. quantity of blood. The impetuous orgasm of the blood and juices A PLEURISY and peripneumomoft be allayed by diluting, cool ny are inflammatory fevers which ing and nitrous liquors; therefore arise from the stagnation of the the drink in the former section blood in the bronchia of the Will be very proper, måde fuffici lungs, or in the branches of the ently acid with good white-wine vena fine pari in the pleura. They vinegar. Or, in the country, are attended with a sharp pain in where a fufficient quantity of the side, difficult breathing, immowhey can be had, he may have derate heat, a strong quick beating whey made acid with syrup of of the heart, and a cough. The lemon juice, or with the juice pleurisy generally seizes one fide of a lemon, and sweetened with ly : but the peripneumony or a little sugar: or, instead of inflammation of the lungs, genethese, he may have the following rally seizes both fides of the lungs infusion :
at once. Take the leaves of male speed The cause may be any thing wel, carduus benedictus, Tweet that impedes the free circulation fennel seeds, water Germander, of the blood through these parts, and saltpetre, of each two ounces ; either by plenty of thick humours, pour two quarts of water on these or by thin acrid humours, which ingredients, and when the infu. irritate the vessels to a spastic fion is cold, ftrain off the liquor; constriction, and so hinder the then make it agreeably acid with free paffage of the blood; espe