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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 TURNSPIT, I9 generally long-bodied, has fhort crooked legs, its tailcurled upon its back, and is frequently fpotted with blackupon a blue-gray ground. It is peculiar in the colour ofits eyes ; the fame Dog often having the iris of one eyeblack, and the other white. It is a bold, vigilant, and fpirited little Dog. At pre-fent, however, its fervices feem but little attended to;a more certain method of doing the bufmefs of the fpithaving fuperfeded the labours of this induflrious animal. THE PUG-DOG, In outward appearance, is every way formed like theBull-Dog j but much fmaller, and its tail is curled uponIts back. It was formerly very common in many partsof England j however, at prefent, it is rarely to be metwith.—Although it has no longer its admirers here, MrsPlozzi informs us, that {he faw great numbers at Padua,In Italy, and that it ftill maintains its place in the favourof the fair-ones of that country-From thefe, and a mixture of others, proceed? a num- 366 HISTORY OF QUA



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