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Jests Home




AN Ayrshire gentleman, when out on the 1st of September, having failed
time after time in bringing down a single bird, had at last pointed out
to him by his attendant bag-carrier, a large covey, thick and close on
the stubbles. Noo! Mr. Jeems, let drive at them, just as they are!

Mr. Jeems did let drive, as advised, but all flew off, safe and sound.
Hech, sir (remarks his friend), but ye've made thae yins shift their
quarters.





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