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The Sportsman

by Xenophon

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Author: Xenophon

Law » Canada

Language: English

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...detached a little fromthe shoulders; (6) the shin-bones of the fore-legs should be small, straight, round, stout and strong; the elbows straight; ribs (7) notdeep all along, but sloped away obliquely; the loins muscular, in sizea mean between long and short, neither too flexible nor too stiff; (8)flanks, a mean between large and small; the hips (or "couples") rounded, fleshy behind, not tied together above, but firmly knitted on theinside; (9) the lower or under part of the belly (10) slack, and thebelly itself the same, that is, hollow and sunken; tail long, straight, and pointed; (11) thighs (i. E. Hams) stout and compact; shanks (i. E. Lower thighs) long, round, and solid; hind-legs much longer than thefore-legs, and relatively lean; feet round and cat-like. (12) (1) Pollux, v. 7; Arrian, "Cyn. " iv. (2) {meteora}, prominent. ?See Sturz, s. V. (3) {tas diakriseis batheias}, lit. "with a deep frontal sinus. " (4) Reading {makra}, or if {mikra}, "small. " (5) Al. "well rounded. "...

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