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68 List of Stallions to cover this Seafon. lock of wool, when seated on the adjacent parts, they are cleansed transparent cornea.

This is the with great difficulty, and threatworst of the superficial ulcers, be en the destruction of the whole cause it is apt to degenerate into eye. one that is deep and sordid. lo curing an ulcer when it is When healed it leaves a thicker superficial, use the following eyecicatrix behind it than the for water: Take three ounces of rose

water, and dissolve it in ten grains Deep ulcers are neither caused of gum-arabic: then add five by the opening of an abscess, or grains of white vitriol, and the from other causes. They are die same quantity of sugar of lead, vided into three kinds: the first and twenty grains of sugar-candy, is deep, narrow, and hard, and make them war.m, that they may when it is seated on the transpa- diffolve the sooner. rent cornea, it does not change Apply a few drops to the the colour, nor grow wbite after grieved parts ten or twelve times the cicatrization of the ulcer. a day, and lay a compress over When it affects the conjunctive, the eye, dipt in a mixture of rose it is red on the edges, and black. water and the white of an e38 ish in the middle. The second beaten together. Or, instead of is like the foriner, but larger. this, you may make it with the The third is a sordid ulcer, and same quantity of rose-water, ten the maiter that runs from it is grains of camphire, and the same thick and of a bad quality.

quantity of white vitriol, with It must be owned, the distinc a scruple of sugar-candy. The tion of these ulcers is oot very

camphire must be rubbed with material; for the nature of them the sugar-candy, and the water will readily appear upon inspec. poured thereon by little and tion, as well as their differences; little. But it will diffolve more their names being of little figni- intimately if it be ground with a fication.

third part of a blanched almond The prognostics of ulcers may first, and then add the sugarbe drawn from the difficulty candy. there is in healing them ; from The camphire, by the subtilty the pain and infiammation that of its parts, makes its way into attends them, from the nature the coats of the eye, and attenuof the ulcerated parts, and the ates the gross matter; and by its symptoms that accompany them, balsamic qualities corrects' the such as the rupture of the cornea,

malignity of the humour. the fungous flech, the fiftula, and

To be continued. the nature of the cicatrices. In particular, ulcers that occupy the List of STALLIONS to cover the conjunctive are not so dangerous

ensuing Seafun. as those that appear on the transparent cornea, much less on the T Mr. T. Dilly's tables, Eppupil. Superficial vicers easiest to heal, and deep ulcers High Ayer, at 2gs a mare, and 5s are attended with the most dan

the groom. gerous' coutequences. When a The four following at Woburn, thin corroGive matter Hows from Bedfordshire. Dragon a jogs, a an ulcer, which corrodes the

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105, 6d.

and 5s.

and gs.

On Hunting Skyscraper, at 555, and 55. be to over-run the scent, and the Mufti, at sgs, and 5s.

sooner, in all probability, will Fidget, at 3gs, and 5s.

they kill their game. I have a At Mr. White's farm, near friend, who bunted his five days London. Fortunio, logs, and following, and affured me, that

he had bett:r sport with them The four following at Ben. the last day, than the first. aington, near Stevenage, Herts. I remember to have heard, that Javelin, by Eclipse, 20gs, and a certain pack of fox-hounds,

Gince becom: famous, were many Escape, at rogs, and roso 6d. weeks from i mixture of indiffere Toby, by Highflyer, at 2gs,

ent hounds bad managemeni,

and worse uck, without killing Creeper, by Tandem, at 2gs, a fox. However, they killed one

at last, and ried to find another. They found him-and they loft

him--and wre then, as you may ON HUNTING.

well suppoe, another montă

without kiling another fox. LETTER XXV. This was ill udged; they should

have returne home immediately.

When houds are much out of To the EDITORS of the SPORTING MAGAZINE.

blood, some men proceed in a

method that auft necessarily keep GENTLEMEN,

them fo: the hunt them every Have seized the present op. day; as if ting them out were

a means to gie them strength and further obfervations ou the blood fpirit: this, however, proceeds necessary for a pack of fox u ore from illnature and resent. hounds, and the likeliest method ment, than fund judgment. of procuring it: and first; let me It is not de want of blood advise you never to attempt to only, that is prejudicial to find a fox after one o'clock; you hounds; the rying long in vain had better return hoine, and hunt to recover a oft scent, no less again on the next day. Not that contributes tomake them Nack. I, in general, approve of hunting

I would advse you to adopt a two days following with the same different metod: and, should hounds: the trying so many your hounds eer be in the state hours in vain, and the being kept here describes you will keep so long off their food, both con. them fresh forthe first fine day; tribute to make them slack, and when, fuppofitg them to be all nothing surely is more contrary pefectly steady, I do not question to the true spirit of fox-hunting; that they will kll their fox. for fox.hounds, I have already

When hound are in want of said, 'ought always to be above food, give them very advantage : their work. This is another

go out early; choose a good particular, in which hare-hunt- quiet morning; and throw off ing and fox-hunting totally dif. your hounds vhere they are fer ; for harriers cannot be hunts likely to find, and are least likely ed too much, as long as they are to change. I i: be a small có. able to hunt at all. The flower ver, or furze.Wake, and you can they go, the less likely they will

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keep the fox in, it is right to do cessary to the men, as to the it; for the sooner that you kill hounds, fince the best chace is him, when you are in want of fat, unless you kill the fox. blood, the better for the hounds. When you ask a fox-hunter what

When hounds are in want of 1port he has had, and he replies blood, and you geta fox into a it is good, I think the next quessmall cover, it must be your own tion generally is, did your hounds fault if you do not k'll him there : kiil ? If he should say they did place your people properly, and not, the conversation ends; but he cannot get off again.

You

if, on the contrary, he tell you will bear, perhaps, hat it is im- that they did, you then ask a poffible to head bacl a fox.-No hundred questions, and seldom animal is so thy ; consequently, are satisfied, till he has related no animal is so easily headed back every particular of the chace, by those who understand it. Earths should be watched when When it is your intention to there is snow upon the ground, check a fox, your people must for foxes then will lie at earth. keep at a little diftnce from the Those who are inclined to destroy cover fide, nor fuld they be them, can track them in, and may *fparing of their voies; for, since dig them out. you cannot keep hin in, if he be Should your hounds be in want determined to com out, Prevent of blood, it will at that time, be him, if you can, tom being so easy to dig one to turn out before inclined.--All kinl of mobbing them, when the weather breaks; is allowable, when hounds are

but I seem to have forgotten a out of blood ; (yt, how many

new doctrine which I lately heard, foxes owe their lves to the too that blood is not necessary io a great eagerness of heir pursuers.) pack of fox-bounds. If you also You may keep the fox in cover, should have taken up that opinion, or let him out, asyou think the I have only to wish, that the hounds will mange him beft.

goodness of your hounds may Though I am so great an ad prevent you from changing it, or vocate for blood as to judge it from knowing how far it may necessary to a paclof fox-hounds, be erroneous *. yet I by no meas approve of it

The ill luck which fo frequently so far as it is fonetimes carried. attends this diversion, you have, I have known thee young foxes no doubt, experienced," 'ere now. chopped in a fure-brake in one Ican assure you it has provoked me day, without any sport; a wan often, and has made even a parfon ton destruction of foxes, scarcely 1.fwear. It was but the other day, answering the pirpose of blood, we experienced an extraordinary since that blooddoes hounds moft | instance of it. We found, at the good which is most dearly earned. same instant, a brace of foxes in Such sportsma richly deserve the same cover, and they both blank days: and withon! doubt, broke at the opposite ends of it; they often

with them, the hounds soon got together, Mobbing a fox, indeed, is only allowable when hounds are not * Those who can suppose the killing of likely to be a match for him

a fox to be of no service to a pack of foxwithout it. Che would almost

hounds, may suppose, perhaps, that it does

them hurt, It is going but one Itep be inclined to pink blood as ne further,

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Experiments on Glandered Horses.

71 and went off very well with one again, but the fox appeared no of them; yet, notwitstanding

By means of a boat and a this, such was our ill luck, that, long pole, we got the fox out. though the hunted fox took á Had he not been seen to fink, he circle of several miles, he, at last, would hardly have been tried for crossed the line of the other fox, under water, and without doubt the heel of which we hunted back we should have wondered what to the cover, from whence we had become of him. came: it is true, we perceived Fearing I have already tired that out scent worfed, and were your patience, I shall here take going to stop the hounds; but my leave, and am, Gentlemen, the going off of a whice frost

Your obedient deceived us also in that.

Humble servant, Many a fox have I known loft, by running into houses and sta.

ACASTUS, bles. It is not long since my hounds loft one, when hunting in the New Forest. After having ExperIMENTS

GLANDERED tried the country round, they had

Horses, made by the late M. given him up, and were goiten

SAINBEL, at the Veterinary home; when, in rode a farmer,

School, at Lyons ; extracted from full gallop, with news of the

the works of that ingenious Profox; he had found him, he faid,

felfor. in his stable, and had shut him in. The hounds returned ; the

HE inhabitants of Lyons," fox, however, stood but a little says the author," are obliged while, as he was quite run up by law, to give information to before.

the school, of all horses affected Some years ago, my hounds

with the glanders, in that city running a fox across an open

and the adjoining couotry; Į country, in a thick fog, the fox had, consequently, daily opporo scarcely out of view, three of the

tunities of making new experileading hounds disappeared all of ments; being at liberty either to a sudden, and the whipper-in, kill or preserve the glandered luckily, was near enough to see it ! horses, for the instruction of the happen. They fell into a dry pupils. It would be unnecessary well near an hundred feet deep: for me to relate minutely all the they and the fox remained there

trials I made; but I thall give aa together till the next day; when,

account of some, which froin with the greatest difficulty, we

their effects I more attentively got them all four out.

observed, the journals of which Another time, having run a

I have kept by me. fox a burst of an hour and quar

EXPERIMENTI. ter, the severest I ever remeniber, Three horfes with the conthe hounds, at last, got up to him firmed, ulcerated glanders, difby the Gde of a river, where he charging copiously at the nostrils, had staid for them. One hound one seven years old, another eight, seized him as he was swimming and a third eleven, were all put across, and they both went down in the fame-stable, and under the together. The hound came up following course of medicines.

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Experiments on Glandered Horses,

zft. They were bled at the wine faturated with regulus of jugular vein.

antimony. 2dly. An inje&tion was thrown On the 15th, one of the horses up their nostrils, of lime-water, evacuated tolerably well, and the in which a fufficient quantity of other two very little. wipe vinegar and falt had been On the 16th, I repeated the mixed.

injection as above. 3dly. Their cominon food was 17th, The same injection again. reduced one third, and they had 18th, 19th, 20th, The injection white water to drink.

again, and the bolus of kermes, 4thly. To each was adminis camphire, and honey. The disa tered ax drams of kermes mine- charge was much diminished in ral, and three drams of camphire, the first and second horses; but made into a bolus with flour and still abundant in the third, boney. The fame injection as through one of the nostrils only. above was repeated twice a day. The lymphatic glands were ftill

The bolus was continued on in the fame condition. the 4th, 5th, 6th, and 7th days. 2ift, 222, 23, 24th, The bolus

On the 8th day, I caused ihem and injections were continued. to fwallow in two doses fone in On inspection of the urine and the morning fafting, and the other dung, there was a strong indica. at night) a quart of red wine, fa. tion of great heat in the blood; turated with regulus of antimony, consequently, I fuspended the

One of the horses began to purge course of medicines, till the 30th · on the oth day, at 5 o'clock in day. In the interval they had

the morning, and it was over by plenty of white water to drink. 3 o'clock in the afternoon; the On the 31st, the urine and fecond had frequent provocations stools appeared to be in a healthy, without voiding at all; the third natural state. did not seem to be any way moved 32d, The bolus was continued. by the medicine. On the same Injections were made with alum day they were injected with fpirit and white vitriol, mixed together of wine and water, in which cop over the fire, afterwards reduced peras and gall-nuts had been in 10 powder, and dissolved in lime. fufed. On the roth, the injection water; to which was added a was repeated again. On the same sufficient quantity of vinegar. day, they took the bolus with 33d, 3tih, The injection was kermes, camphire, and honey. repeated i wice a day, and the bo

On the 11th, no medicine lus continued. whatever was given.

35th, The running disappeared On the 12th, the running at the in one of the horses. nofe was somewhat abated in all 40th, The running ceased in three; but the piruitary mem. the second. The bolus and in. brane appeared to be more injections were

continued every Hamed; the bolus was given. other day only. The general

On the 13th, their food was treatment was continued with the reduced to half the quantity, the third, to the 55th day. The run. white water was given them in ning ceafed in him alfo after two abundance, and an emollient months, from the first beginning. clyfter administered to each of A stop was now put to all medithem.

cines, The obstruction of the On the 14th, the quart of red glands was removed also in one

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