The Early History of Jackson County, Georgia ...
by Gustavus James Nash Wilson (9780217627146)

The Early History of Jackson County, Georgia ...
Gustavus James Nash Wilson
Release Date: 16 August 2009
Format: Paperback
Pages: 102
ISBN: 9780217627146
ISBN-10: 0217627145

Purchase of this book includes free trial access to where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: CHAPTER III. Animals Together With Some Incidents Eelating To Them? The Mysterious Wog. Though the species of animals found in the primeval forests of this country by our ancestors, were not so many as those living in the jungles of Africa or in the plains of Asia, yet they were quite numerous. Some were dangerous and others harmless. At least one distinguishing characteristic applied to every one of whatever kind?all were sleek and fat?none were poor or lean. All were wild, but some more gentle than others. As everywhere else the vicious animals were not the wildest. Nothing approaching a domesticated animal had ever been seen by a native of the country except two horses of which they were much afraid at first, thinking that the horse and his rider were one and the same creature. With the passing of some of the birds, many animals have disappeared also. The beautiful and innocent red deer, always sleek, clean and toothsome, and as swift as the wind; the sly fox, the delight of all hunters, and as cunning as a native; and the barking gray squirrel, the ornament of the woods and a target for the sportsman, are nearly all gone, now. The opossum, prowler of the night and hypocrite of the woods, the raccoon, the little bear of the swamps and inhabitant of hollow trees; and the rabbit, the Molly Cotton Tail of the thicket, and the reputed companion of witches, are still here, but comparatively few in number. The latter little animal, the rabbit, is, or rather was, the most singular creature known to the country. Though still queer and hard to understand, the hunter, with his dogs and shot gun, have greatly changed his habits, his manners and his customs. Naturally timid, as his speed, large eyes and ears certainly indicate, the close seclusion and constant watching required...

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