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  • Another there is which hunteth the Foxe and the Badger Or Greye onely, whom we call Terrars, because they crepe into the grounde, And by that meanes make afrayde, nyppe, and byte the Foxe and the Badger In such sorte, that eyther they teare them in peeces with theyre teeth Beyng in the bosome of the earth, or else hayle and pull them perforce Out of theyre lurking angles, dark dongons and close caves, Or at the least through conceaved feare, drive them out of theyre Hollow harbours, in so much that they are compelled to prepare speedy Flight, and being desirous of the next refuge, are otherwise taken And intrapped with snayres and nettes layde over holes to the same Purpose.

    Dr Johannes Cais
    De Canibus Brittanicus (1570)


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