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HIGHWAYS AND HORSES.

BY

ATHOL MAUDSLAY.

TRANSPORTATA LA

WITH ILLUSTRATIONS.

LONDON: CHAPMAN AND HALL,

LIMITED.

1888.
[All rights reserved.]

57223 G? M45

CHARLES DICKENS AND EVANS,

CRYSTAL PALACE PRESS.

To

THE FOUR-IN-HAND AND COACHING CLUBS,

COUNTRY GENTLEMEN, MEMBERS OF HIGHWAY BOARDS,

ROAD SURVEYORS, COACHMEN,

AND ALL PERSONS WHO USE AND ARE INTERESTED IN THE CONDITION OF THE

QUEEN'S HIGH AND BYWAYS,

AND TO THOSE WHO REGARD THE WELL-BEING AND PROPER TREATMENT OF HORSES

AS A MATTER OF PARAMOUNT IMPORTANCE AND GRAVE NECESSITY,

AND WHO ARE INFLUENCED, NOT ONLY BY MOTIVES OF HUMANITY, BUT ALSO BY

ECONOMICAL AND PHILOSOPHICAL CONSIDERATIONS,

SINCE TO ILL-TREAT MEANS TO INJURE,

AND TO INJURE MEANS TO CAUSE A DEPRECIATION IN VALUE.

God, in permitting man to subjugate and subordinate dumb animals to his use,

EVIDENTLY TRUSTED THAT,

BY REASON OF HIS SUPERIOR INTELLIGENCE,

HE WOULD TREAT THEM WITH WISDOM AND HUMANITY.

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