The Boke of Nurture for Men Servants and Children

The Boke of Nurture for Men Servants and Children

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1867 edition. Excerpt: ...i. Cap. c.xlij. sign. i. 3. 1. 969. Calte. The mouse hounter or cattc is an onelene beste, & a poyson ennemy to all myse / and whan she hath goten one, she playeth thcrwith / but yet she eteth it / & ye catte hath longe here on her mouthe / and whan her heres be gone, than bathe she no boldnes / and she is gladli in a warnie place / and she licketh her forefete & wassheth therwith her face. Laurens Andrcwe, The Noble L//fe (g. iv.), Part I. cap. c.i. 1. 970, dogge. Here is the first part of Laurens Andrewe's Chapter. Of the dogge. ca. xxiiij. The dogge is an onelenly beste / that eteth so moche that he vomyteth it out & eteth it vp agayne / it is lightly angry, and byteth gladly strau-ge dogges / he barketh moche / he knoweth his name well / he is hered all over his body, he loueth his master, and is eselye lerned to many games / & be night he kepeth the house. There be many hou-des that for the loue of theyr maister they wyll ronne in their owne dethe / & whan the dogge is seke / he seketh grasse or other erbes / & that he eteth, and heleth himselfe so / and there be many maner of dogges or hou-des to hawke & hunt, as grayhou-des / braches / spanyellis, or suehe other, to hunt hert and hynde / & other bestes of chace & venery, &c. and suehe be named gcatyll hou-dcy. The bitche hath mylke.v. or vij. dayes or she litter her whelpes / and that milke is thicker tha- any other mylke excepte swynes mylkc or hares mylke. fol. c. iv. 1. 970, Catte. L. Andrewe says "Of the Catte. ca. xxv. The catte is a beste that seeth sharpe, and she byteth sore / and scratchcth right perylously / & is principall ennemye to rattis & myee / & her colour is of nature graye / and...show more

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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 172g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236549430
  • 9781236549433