September 23, 2008

Quote for the day

Gaston Phébus [1331-1391], Livre de la Chasse.

Ther is a saying emong hunters that he cannot be a gentleman whyche loveth not hawkyng and hunting, which I have hard old woodmen wel allow as an approved sentence among them. The like sayinge is that hee cannot be a gentleman whych loveth not a dogge.

Anonymous, The Institucion of a Gentleman, 1555.
From Southern Rockies Nature Blog, via Stephen Bodio's Querencia.

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