The Sportsman's Dictionary: Or The Gentleman's Companion: for Town and Country. Containing Full and Particular Instructions for Riding, Hunting ..., &c., with the Various Methods to be Observed in Breeding and Dieting of Horses Both for Road and Turf: Also, the Management of Dogs, Game-cocks ..., & C. and the Manner of Curing Their Various Diseases and Accidents ...

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G.G. and J. Robinson, 1800 - 544 pages

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Page 66 - For two large ponds, of three or four acres apiece, it is advisable to have four stews, each two rods wide and three long. The stews are usually in gardens, or near the house, to be more handy and better looked to. The method of making them, is to carry the bottom in a continual decline from one end, with a mouth to favor the drawing them with a net.

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