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" It was true, we give law to hares and deer, because they be beasts of chase ; but it was never accounted either cruelty, or foul play, to knock foxes and wolves on the head as they can be found, because they be beasts of prey. "
The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England, Begun in the Year 1641 - Page 232
by Edward Hyde Earl of Clarendon - 1707
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Cavaliers and Roundheads, Or Stories of the Great Civil War

John George Edgar - 1881
..." we give law to hares and deer, because they are beasts of chase ; but it has never been accounted foul play to knock foxes and wolves on the head, as they can be found, because these are beasts of prey. The warrener sets traps for pole-cats and other vermin, for preservation...
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The Fall of the Monarchy of Charles I. 1637-1649, Volume 2

Samuel Rawson Gardiner - Great Britain - 1882
...his business to rely. " We give law," he said, " to hares and deer, because they be beasts of chase ; it was never accounted either cruelty or foul play...foxes and wolves on the head as they can be found, because they be beasts of prey. The warrener sets traps for polecats and other vermin for the preservation...
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Poetical works. With illustr

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1882
...Earl of Strafford : *' It was true we gave laws to hares and deer, because they are beasts of chase ; but it was never accounted either cruelty or foul play to knock foxes or wolves on the head as they can be found, because they are beasts of prey. Ina word, the law and...
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History of England from the Accession of James I. to the Outbreak ..., Volume 9

Samuel Rawson Gardiner - Great Britain - 1884
...JOHN'S ARGUMENT. 345 rely. "We give law," he said, "to hares and deer, because they be beasts of chase ; it was never accounted either cruelty or foul play...foxes and wolves on the head as they can be found, because they be beasts of prey. The warrener sets traps for polecats and other vermin for the preservation...
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History of England from the Accession of James I. to the Outbreak ..., Volume 9

Samuel Rawson Gardiner - Great Britain - 1884
...JOHN'S ARGUMENT. 345 rely. "We give law," he said, "to hares and deer, because they be beasts of chase ; it was never accounted either cruelty or foul play...foxes and wolves on the head as they can be found, because they be beasts of prey. The warrener sets traps for polecats and other vermin for the preservation...
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History of England from the Accession of James I. to the Outbreak ..., Volume 9

Samuel Rawson Gardiner - Great Britain - 1884
...Collection, 235. rely. "We give law," he said, "to hares and deer, because they be beasts of chase ; it was never accounted either cruelty or foul play...foxes and wolves on the head as they can be found, because they be beasts of prey. The warrener sets traps for polecats and other vermin for the preservation...
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History of England from the Accession of James I. to the Outbreak ..., Volume 9

Samuel Rawson Gardiner - Great Britain - 1884
...Collection, 235. rely. "We give law," he said, "to hares and deer, because they be beasts of chase ; it was never accounted either cruelty or foul play...foxes and wolves on the head as they can be found, because they be beasts of prey. The warrener sets traps for polecats and other vermin for the preservation...
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Hunting

Henry Charles Fitz Roy Somerset Beaufort (8th Duke of), Mowbray Morris - Fox hunting - 1885 - 373 pages
...said, as reported by Clarendon, ' that we give law to hares and deer because they are Beasts of Chase ; but it was never accounted either cruelty, or foul...foxes and wolves on the head as they can be found, because they are beasts of prey.' Walter Scott, too, it will be remembered, puts the same sentiment...
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The Forest of Essex: Its History, Laws, Administration and Ancient Customs ...

William Richard Fisher - Epping Forest (England : Forest) - 1887 - 448 pages
...would have done to others ? It's true we give Law to Hares and Deers, because they be Beasts of Chase. It was never accounted either cruelty or foul play...Foxes and Wolves on the head, as they can be found, because these be Beasts of Prey. The of Session, each of whom, as we have seen, was entitled to a fee...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Baronet: Ed. with a Careful Revision ...

Sir Walter Scott - 1888 - 646 pages
...Karl of Strafford : " It was true, we gave laws to hares and deer, because they are beasts of chase; but it was never accounted either cruelty or foul play to knock foxes or wolves on the head as they can be found, because they are beasts of prey. In a word, the law and...
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