InstructionsOn Birding 1756

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InstructionsOn Birding
1756 - Among the Lift of Books, with Remarks, in the...
Among the Lift of Books, with Remarks, in the Gefiileman i Magazine for April, 176, there are the fclhvj'mg Directions for hooting flying, taken from a Poem called the Com - pleat Mar kj man, by the Honourable Roeert Coot, Efj; which we have thought proper to publifk, as they may be cf Ufe to feme, of our Readers. ." C O early into the Field, lake with vou fome Ruin in a J Wicker Bottle that will hold about a Gill ; this will keep out or expel Wind, cure the Gripes, and give Spirits .when fatigued ; but do not take too much, for too much will make your Siht unfteady, and blunt your Eyes. When and Part then charec and prime, out pn the lingring Fire - will difappoint your Aim Charge in the Field, and not the Ni?ht before ; ram the Powder well, but the Shot iightlv; let one Third of the Charge be Powder, and twoThirds Shot, fecuring 'the. .Charge 1 with Tow. When you are about to fire, taKe Time, and keep your Temper quiet and unrufHed as a Stoic When you have fired, charge again immediately before the Air ets into the Piece, and do not lofe Time in charging it lor if it cools it will be covered with a clammy Sweat that render the Effect cf the - Charge uncertain.. BeHdes, vou have sot your Gun. a I urn - icrew, . Worm, Flints ready, cail your Pointers, and' take - with you a ridge - wing ; with tins caret tilly Clean the Touch - hoie, me not too run, oecauie

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  1. The Pennsylvania Gazette,
  2. 16 Sep 1756, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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