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Some great hunting stories in the Mardale Hunt Book ---
There had been a shepherd’s meeting at the top of High Street, and such meetings were invariably accompanied by sports and hunts. During the particular hunt in question a man named Dixon fell from Blea Water Crag, about 300 feet high, and miraculously broke no bones, although terribly bruised, for he struck several times against the rock and so checked his fall. When he came to the ground he scrambled on to his knees, cried out “Lads, t’fox is gane out at hee end; lig t’ dogs on and I’ll come syn” and then fell down insensible.
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