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Identifier: generalhistoryof00bewi
Title: A general history of quadrupeds : the figures engraved on wood
Year: 1800 (1800s)
Authors: Bewick, Thomas, 1753-1828 Beilby, Ralph, 1744-1817
Subjects: Mammals
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne, S. Hodgson, R. Beilby, & T. Bewick
Contributing Library: University of Pittsburgh Library System
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THE BAN-DOG, Is a variety of this fierce tribe, not often to be feen atprefent. It is lighter, fmaller, more adlive and vigilant,than the MaflifF, but not fo powerful; its nofe is fmal-ler, and poflefles, in fome degree, the fcent of theHound ; its hair is rougher, and generally of a yellowifli-gray, ftreaked with fliades of a black or brown colour.It does not invai-iably, like the preceding kinds, attack itsadverfary in front, but frequently feizes cattle by theflank. It attacks with eagernefs, and its bite is keenand dangerous. HISTORY OF QUADRUPEDS. 339

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THE DALMATIAN, OR COACH DOG, {^Le Braqiie de Bengal, BufF.) Has been erroneoufly called the Dant/h Dog; and, by M.BufFon, the Harrier of Bengal; but for what reafon it isdifficult to afcertain, as its incapacity of fcenting is fuffi-cient to deftroy all affinity to any Dog employed in thepurfuit of the Hare. It is common in this country at prefent, and js fre-quently kept in genteel houfes, as an elegant attendant ona carriage.—We do not, however, admire the cruel prac-tice of depriving the poor animal of its ears, in order toencreafe its beauty •, a pi-a£Vice fo general, that we donot remember ever to have feen one of thefe Dogs un-mutilated in that way. Y 2 340 HISTORY OF QUADRUPEDS.


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