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“Deerstalking would be a very fine sport if only the deer had guns.”
W.S. Gilbert (1836-1911)
“Since the days of Nimrod, the first hunter, every household has been stirred to its foundation every now and then by a male member stalking in with some wild thing 'plucked from the forest' and demanding that 'you cook it.' Then it is that the faithful wife trembles with emotion. All eyes are upon her. Her ability in the estimation of her husband will rise or fall with that goose.”
‘A Book for A Cook’, The Pillsbury Co. (1905)
“Don't think to hunt two hares with one dog.”
Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)
‘Poor Richard's Almanac’
“Hunting is now to most of us a game, whose relish seems based upon some mystic remembrance, in the blood, of ancient days when to hunter as well as hunted it was a matter of life and death.”
Will Durant, 'Our Oriental Heritage' (1935)
“Woman's success in lifting men out of their way of life nearly resembling that of the beasts -- who merely hunted and fished for food, who found shelter where they could in jungles, in trees, and caves -- was a civilizing triumph.”
Mary Ritter Beard, US historian, writer (1876-1958)
‘Woman as a Force in History’ (1946)
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