Nice Rook Rifle photos

Nice Rook Rifle photos

A few nice rook rifle images I found:

Image from page 11 of “Carolina magazine [serial]” (1921)
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Identifier: carolinamagazine1942univ
Title: Carolina magazine [serial]
Year: 1921 (1920s)
Authors: University of North Carolina (1793-1962). Dialectic Society University of North Carolina (1793-1962). Philanthropic Society
Subjects: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Publisher: Chapel Hill, N.C. : Dialectic and Philanthropic Literary Societies of the University of North Carolina
Contributing Library: University Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Digitizing Sponsor: North Carolina Digital Heritage Center

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lder and the mostsubtle propaganda that has come out ofthe months since Pearl Harbor. It hasyouth and vitality, but best of all it isgrounded in humor of the kind thateveryone from the hoariest grandfatherto the gayest, giddiest teenster can un-derstand and enjoy. Without beingforced or obvious or slapstick or acidlysarcastic or brittle, it is the most in-telligent laughter that has come toAmerica since the beginning of the War.See Here, Private Hargrove is funny. Hargrove, formerly feature editor ofthe Charlotte News, is twenty-three.He writes just the way you wish yourson or brother or boy-friend would writeletters from camp. The pages of hisbook are full of all the typicals ofarmy life: the mess sergeant, the kay-pees, the shoe clerk, the days spent gild-ing garbage cans, the confusion of firstrifle drill ( This, he said, is what wehave come to call a rifle. R-i-f-l-e. Itis used for the purpose of shooting. . . .Are there any questions now, PrivateHargrove?). There are always ques-

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tions for Private Hargrove, just ex-actly the same questions that therewould be for any rookie or for any rook-ies dear ma or best girl wonderingwhat happens to her boy after the awfulgoodbye at the station. What happensto Marion Hargrove and to millions ofboys like him is fun to know; in thesedays it is almost duty to know. Not allpeople are endowed with his rich senseof humor, but many people may profitby a dose of it on a subject eternally toogrim: life in an army camp. Just now See Here, Private Hargroveis one of those short, comfortably-sizedbest-sellers that sweep the country oncea year or oftener. It is delightfully easyreading. When we learn about the rou-tine innoculations of a private in theUnited States Army, Private Hargrovetells us: Typhoid cant hold a thumb-screw to the all-time wonder, tetanustoxoid. Two medical attendants pin you to the floor while a third assaults youwith a hypodermic needle that looks likean air pump for zeppelins. You walkaway saying, Well, that was

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Image from page 588 of “Wild Spain … records of sport with rifle, rod, and gun, natural history and exploration” (1893)
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Identifier: wildspainrecords00chaprich
Title: Wild Spain … records of sport with rifle, rod, and gun, natural history and exploration
Year: 1893 (1890s)
Authors: Chapman, Abel, 1851-1929 Buck, Walter John
Subjects: Hunting — Spain Game and game-birds — Spain
Publisher: London, Gurney and Jackson
Contributing Library: University of California Libraries
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egvilar; in severe winters only.Many in garden at Jerez in January, 1888. Siskin (Lugano). — Irregular; in winter only. Severalobtained in garden, March 15, 1891. Rook.—Occasional Shocks in winter. Carrion Crow.—Rare ; found a nest with five eggs. Sierra delas Cabras, March 23rd. B. is sure he has seen C. comix whenshooting in winter.* * Corrigendum:—Though we have stated (p. 243) that the Raveubreeds late in Spain, it also does so early, for Mr. Saunders writes us :— At MiUaga it was nesting by mid-February, and near Baza I watcheda, pair feeding their young between 15th and 20th March. SUPPLEMENTARY NOTES ON BIRDS. 459 Sandwich Tern.—Obtained on Guadalete in March and Aprilon passage. Gannets and Skuas.—Observed in Straits and Bay ofTrafalgar in winter and early spring. Red-throated Diver.—Several shot in winter. Shearwaters.—In Straits : observed in hundreds off Malagain March. Stonny Petrels.—Common on the coast, and probably breedson some of the rocky islands.

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STORKS NEST OX STRAW-STACK. 461 GLOSSARY. -1 boca lie jarro—At short range.Aholdga—Spanish gorse.Aficionado—An amateur, enthusiast.Alcornoque—Cork-oak.Alforjas—Holsters, saddle-bags.Almuerzo—Breakfast, tif&n.Aljparagatas—Hempen-soled sandals.Anafe—A charcoal cooking-stove.Arendl—Sand-waste, desert.Armajo—Samphire.Arramarjo—Charlock.Arroyo—Stream, watercourse. Bandada—A flock, or pack. Bandolerismo—Brigandage. Barbon, barbudo—Bearded. Barranco—A low chff. Barrio—Quarter of a town, suburb. Batida—A beat, or diive for gaiue. Bebidero—A diinking-place. Boracha—A wine-skin. Borrico—A donkey. Biisne—A gentile—i.e., not a gypsy. Cabestro, or cabresto—Decoy, stalking horse. Cama—Bed, lair of wild beast. Camino—Eoad. Canipo, campina—Country, cultivated land. Cancho—Crag, precipice. Cdntaro—Water-jar. Carabinero—Carbineer, exciseman. Carbonero—Charcoal-burner. Casiiela—Stewing-pan, also the stew. Catre—Tressle-bed, camp-bed.

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