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contrition in a dog, 171. Instance of motherly affection and care; case
of forbearance, 172. Dogs measurers of time; instance of fondness for
children and a forgiving disposition, 173. The scrutiny of scent, 174.
Instance of its failure, 175.
The Duke of Norfolk and his spaniels; le Sieur Blavet, 176. Parallel
between dog and cat, 177. Anecdote of Henry of Navarre ; Rousseau's
dog, 178. Quotations and proverbs, 178-180. Wonderful dogs of the
East, 180. How the Tartars were driven out of the Country by Men
in the shape of Dogs,'181. An Arabian bitch that deserted her whelps,
182. Diogenes' dog, 183.
Extracts from Camerarius' 'Living Librarie, or Historicall Meditations :'-
Irdustry and fidelity of dogs, 185-188. A blind dog; performances
by trained animals; conduct of the dogs of the French army before the
battle of Novara, 189. Alexander the Great's dog, 190. Guard-dog of
the Emperor Andronicus, 191. Dogs of the Rhodians; watch-dogs in
Brittany, 192. Marks of a good dog, 193. Dogs employed as instru-
ments of tyrannic cruelty, 194.
Hydrophobia :-Instance of spontaneous madness in a dog, 196. Another
instance in a human subject, 197. The disease unknown in many
countries ; a few instances in Egypt; in India; supposed instance in
the Polar Circle, 197. Spasmodic disease resembling hydrophobia;
popular delusions in Norway, 198. Deaths from hydrophobia ; cure
announced by Dr. Buisson, 199. St. Louis's staghounds, 200. Causes
of hydrophobia; signs of the disease, 201. Remedies, 202.
lost, 232-235. The Polar bear, 235. Bear-hunting, 236-238. Chase
of the walrus; resemblance between the Arctic dog and the wolf, 239,
240. The wolf easily domesticated, 239. Dog will eat dog; care in
feeding them, 241. Dogs of Peabody Bay, 242. Old Yellow; famine
in Etah Bay, 243. The dogs eaten; sufferings of Kane's party in their
last journey, 244.
Wrangell's ‘ Expedition to the Polar Sea :'-Dogs of Northern Siberia, 245.
Description of the dogs, their feeding and training, 246. Value of a
well-trained leader; use of the dogs in summer, 247. Puppies suckled
of the dog and wolf not proved by the fertility of their hybrids ; hybrids
between the hare and rabbit fertile, 335. Arguments against the
identity of dog and wolf; their progeny degenerate, 336. Progeny of
a mastiff and a lioness, 337. Instances of domestication of wild
animals; anecdote of a tame wolf, 338. Canine recollections, 339.
Another instance of a tame wolf, 340. Wolves destroyed by dogs in
Ireland ; probable origin of the domestic dog; hatred between dog and
wolf, 341. Enigma of the origin of species; dogs existing in a wild
state, 342. Wolves and dingo dogs in the Regent's Park; differences
between dog and wolf, 343. Contrasted by Homer; evidence of the
ineradicable nature of the Lupine race, 344.
The British dog :-Dogs of the ancient Britons; greyhounds of the Gauls
and Celts, 345. Testimony of Roman writers to the qualities of
the British mastiff, 346. British dogs sent to Rome; Oppian on
British hunting-dogs, 347. Love of the Anglo-Saxon kings for the
chase, 348. Forest-laws of Canute, 348, 349. Alfred an expert
hunt of Edmund his grandson, 350. Conversation on hunt-
ing from the Saxon Dialogues, 351. Edward the Confessor, Athelstan,
Edgar; game-laws of Saxons and Danes, increased in severity by the
Normans, 352. Grant of Edward the Confessor, 353. Waltham
Forest ; charter to Abingdon monastery; penalties enacted by Alfred
to be paid by the owner of a dog that tears or bites a man, 354. Laws
of Ethelred, Canute, and Edgar, 355. Hunting-dogs of the Anglo-