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A07721 The perfection of horse-manship, drawne from nature; arte, and practise. By Nicholas Morgan of Crolane, in the countye of Kent, Gent [Morgan, Nicholas, of Crolane]. 1609 (1609) STC 18105; ESTC S110036 189,920 367

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although_o there_o be_v many_o difference_n of_o wit_n in_o mankind_n yet_o vnum_fw-la semper_fw-la adunum_fw-la destinasse_n use_n 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d 〈◊〉_d one_o instrument_n to_o one_o use_n one_o wit_n be_v always_o fatal_a to_o one_o thing_n ei_o una_fw-la ars_fw-la un●ingenio_fw-la satis_fw-la est_fw-la and_o one_o art_n be_v sufficient_a to_o one_o wit_n &_o one_o only_a wit_n with_o pre-eminence_n can_v fall_v but_o to_o one_o man_n lot_n for_o god_n be_v the_o author_n of_o nature_n have_v not_o give_v to_o each_o man_n more_o than_o one_o difference_n of_o wit_n be_v a_o miracle_n if_o he_o give_v more_o in_o a_o eminent_a degree_n varro_n nusquam_fw-la deveniet_fw-la qui_fw-la quot_fw-la giderit_fw-la sequitur_fw-la call_v varro_n for_o as_o that_o man_n that_o run_v into_o every_o path_n he_o see_v shall_v never_o come_v to_o his_o journey_n end_n so_o he_o that_o strive_v to_o know_v all_o art_n shall_v never_o attain_v the_o perfection_n of_o any_o one_o wherefore_o this_o natural_a difference_n must_v be_v discern_v if_o you_o will_v reduce_v horsemanship_n to_o perfection_n which_o otherwise_o will_v be_v as_o unpossible_a as_o for_o a_o midwife_n to_o make_v a_o woman_n to_o be_v deliver_v that_o be_v not_o with_o child_n for_o man_n wit_n hold_v his_o proportion_n with_o knowledge_n as_o the_o earth_n do_v with_o seed_n wherein_o be_v a_o natural_a disposition_n because_o every_o earth_n can_v without_o destruction_n produce_v every_o sort_n of_o seed_n and_o nature_n be_v condition_v like_o unto_o a_o stepmother_n which_o be_v only_o careful_a to_o bring_v up_o those_o child_n herself_o breed_v which_o move_v cicero_n to_o say_v what_o else_o be_v it_o to_o resist_v nature_n but_o after_o the_o manner_n of_o giant_n to_o fight_v with_o the_o god_n the_o which_o who_o so_o labour_v to_o overcome_v shall_v rest_v vanquish_v by_o she_o chap._n 3._o who_o be_v fit_a to_o teach_v horsemanship_n it_o be_v to_o be_v consider_v that_o the_o master_n which_o teach_v the_o art_n have_v both_o manner_n and_o method_n in_o teach_v who_o understanding_n must_v be_v sound_a and_o firm_a lest_o it_o befall_v the_o scholar_n as_o it_o do_v certain_a physician_n who_o galen_n convince_v by_o many_o reason_n and_o experiment_n show_v their_o practice_n false_a and_o prejudicial_a to_o man_n health_n in_o who_o presence_n their_o tear_n fall_v from_o their_o eye_n curse_v their_o hard_a hap_n in_o have_v so_o bad_a master_n when_o they_o be_v learner_n so_o be_v it_o also_o requisite_a that_o the_o study_n of_o art_n be_v in_o order_n begin_v at_o the_o principle_n and_o pass_v through_o the_o midst_n to_o the_o end_n not_o to_o have_v many_o lesson_n at_o one_o time_n of_o diverse_a matter_n &_o to_o carry_v they_o farthele_v together_o whereby_o a_o mass_n of_o thing_n be_v in_o the_o understanding_n afterward_o come_v to_o practice_v they_o have_v not_o a_o use_n of_o their_o precept_n of_o art_n to_o assign_v they_o a_o place_n convenient_a for_o in_o the_o same_o manner_n every_o thing_n be_v learn_v so_o be_v it_o preserve_v in_o memory_n which_o move_v galen_n to_o write_v a_o book_n to_o teach_v the_o manner_n how_o to_o read_v his_o work_n lest_o the_o physician_n may_v be_v entangle_v in_o confusion_n and_o therefore_o it_o behoove_v every_o artist_n not_o only_o to_o approve_v his_o natural_a inclination_n and_o the_o natural_a capacity_n of_o the_o scholar_n but_o also_o that_o knowledge_n have_v his_o due_a digestion_n to_o take_v deep_a root_n for_o as_o the_o body_n be_v not_o maintain_v by_o the_o quantity_n it_o eat_v but_o by_o that_o which_o the_o stomach_n dige_v even_o so_o the_o knowledge_n of_o this_o art_n be_v not_o attain_v by_o much_o teach_n or_o much_o read_n in_o a_o little_a time_n but_o by_o that_o practice_n join_v thereunto_o which_o by_o little_a and_o little_a it_o conceive_v and_o chu_v upon_o for_o the_o wit_n of_o man_n do_v daily_o better_o by_o process_n of_o time_n and_o attain_v to_o that_o which_o former_o it_o neither_o understand_v nor_o conceive_v chap._n 4_o that_o the_o nature_n of_o the_o horse_n that_o be_v to_o be_v teach_v be_v true_o understand_v last_o it_o behoove_v that_o the_o nature_n of_o the_o horse_n be_v the_o subject_a where-upon_a art_n and_o practice_n do_v work_v be_v sufficient_o know_v because_o the_o knowledge_n of_o all_o thing_n be_v such_o ●o●untate_fw-la potentia_fw-la a_o natu●a_fw-la actu●_n a_o ●o●untate_fw-la that_o unless_o the_o nature_n of_o they_o be_v know_v they_o can_v be_v true_o and_o perfect_o know_v be_v a_o sundry_a diversity_n of_o nature_n as_o the_o thing_n be_v sundry_a whereof_o they_o be_v because_o as_o that_o be_v only_o natural_a in_o they_o as_o it_o be_v of_o they_o so_o do_v it_o declare_v the_o nature_n and_o natural_a quality_n of_o they_o nam_fw-la ex_fw-la arena_fw-la nullum_fw-la funiculum_fw-la nectes_fw-la neque_fw-la ex_fw-la pumice_n oleum_fw-la ant_n aquam_fw-la ulla_fw-la arte_fw-la exprimes_fw-la for_o art_n can_v make_v rope_n of_o sand_n neither_o draw_v oil_n or_o water_n out_o of_o ●●ints_n et_fw-la nulla_fw-la ars_fw-la humana_fw-la &_o licitapossit_n contra_fw-la naturam_fw-la essicere_fw-la quicquam_fw-la and_o no_o lawful_a and_o human_a art_n can_v effect_v any_o thing_n against_o nature_n neither_o can_v the_o office_n and_o duty_n of_o art_n be_v perform_v because_o all_o art_n work_v by_o true_a reason_n reason_n definition_n of_o reason_n and_o reason_n have_v his_o work_n and_o be_v from_o nature_n and_o be_v the_o perfection_n centre_n and_o the_o limit_n of_o all_o mediocrity_n beyond_o which_o it_o be_v not_o lawful_a to_o decline_v neither_o in_o too_o much_o nor_o too_o little_a nam_fw-la quicquid_fw-la moderamine_fw-la caret_fw-la enserta_fw-la quid_fw-la natura_fw-la nisideus_fw-la et_fw-la di●ina_fw-la ratio_fw-la tot●_n mundo_fw-la &_o ●ar_fw-la tibus_fw-la cius_fw-la enserta_fw-la id_fw-la in_o pessimam_fw-la degenerate_a speciem_fw-la whatsoever_o do_v want_v the_o mean_a do_v degenerate_a into_o the_o worst_a kind_n i_o then_o conclude_v that_o the_o natural_a inclination_n of_o the_o rider_n the_o sufficiency_n of_o the_o teacher_n and_o the_o nature_n of_o the_o subject_n true_o understand_v with_o the_o progress_n use_n and_o practice_v therein_o the_o full_a perfection_n of_o this_o art_n will_v be_v approve_v chap._n 5._o a_o incytation_n to_o all_o man_n to_o love_v horseman_n and_o horse_n and_o thereby_o the_o arte._n now_o for_o asmuch_o as_o the_o sinew_n of_o wisdom_n be_v not_o to_o beleene_fw-mi light_o 〈◊〉_d qui_fw-fr 〈…〉_o est_fw-la 〈◊〉_d because_o wisdom_n comprehend_v nothing_o but_o certain_a &_o undoubted_a knowledge_n which_o proceed_v from_o the_o beginning_n and_o cause_n to_o the_o knowledge_n and_o effect_n of_o the_o thing_n and_o from_o the_o effect_n and_o event_n into_o the_o knowledge_n of_o the_o cause_n let_v no_o man_n be_v persuade_v that_o have_v true_a knowledge_n that_o a_o thing_n be_v otherwise_o then_o he_o know_v it_o to_o be_v the_o which_o be_v gro_v in_o man_n they_o rob_v and_o deprive_v themselves_o of_o it_o who_o without_o judgement_n allow_v and_o approone_a the_o opinion_n of_o the_o elder_n and_o do_v suffer_v themselves_o like_o sheep_n to_o be_v lead_v by_o other_o direction_n who_o at_o the_o only_a hear_n of_o ancient_n and_o elder_n think_v it_o not_o possible_a for_o they_o to_o know_v more_o or_o for_o the_o other_o not_o to_o err_v whereupon_o aright_o in_o his_o first_o book_n of_o pol●●t●ues_n say_v as_o they_o have_v ●eft_v to_o pose_v itie_n that_o which_o they_o have_v sound_v false_a why_o shall_v not_o those_o that_o have_v sound_v our_o the_o truth_n leave_v their_o better_a thing_n to_o they_o that_o sha●●_n come_v after_o and_o see_v the_o omnipotent_a creator_n create_v man_n upright_o direct_o tend_v to_o heaven_n and_o all_o plant_n opposite_a with_o their_o head_n and_o root_n within_o the_o earth_n and_o horse_n and_o
of_o the_o king_n preservation_n of_o his_o kingdom_n and_o the_o terror_n of_o the_o enemy_n depend_v upon_o it_o since_o the_o holy_a scripture_n wherein_o be_v no_o untruth_n have_v record_v it_o most_o honourable_a to_o all_o posterity_n to_o think_v as_o i_o think_v and_o i_o think_v i_o think_v true_o the_o laurel_n crown_v appoint_v for_o triumphant_a captain_n do_v most_o worthy_o honour_v the_o horsemans_n triumph_n chap._n 6._o that_o the_o ancient_a writer_n and_o practitioner_n do_v approve_v the_o goodness_n of_o horse_n from_o the_o country_n they_o be_v breed_v viz._n from_o air_n water_n ground_n complexion_n colour_n mark_v and_o shape_n and_o first_o of_o the_o country_n and_o so_o in_o order_n to_o the_o rest_n 1._o arabia_n 2._o thessalia_n in_o grecia_n 3_o naples_n 4._o barbary_n 5._o turkey_n 6._o spain_n 7._o sardinia_n &_o corsica_n 8._o hungary_n 9_o high_a almain_n 10._o flaunders_n 11._o swethland_n 12._o ireland_n 13_o friesland_n england_n scotland_n and_o france_n be_v not_o mention_v but_o in_o this_o manner_n viz_n no_o palfrey_n to_o england_n no_o gelding_n to_o scotland_n no_o hackney_n to_o britain_n the_o demonstration_n of_o their_o error_n and_o the_o confutation_n thereof_o of_o these_o country_n the_o proverb_n be_v verify_v tot_fw-la capita_fw-la tot_fw-la sensus_fw-la &_o multac●pita_fw-la sine_fw-la sensu_fw-la so_o many_o man_n so_o many_o mind_n and_o many_o without_o understanding_n for_o some_o hold_v only_o the_o neapolitan_a arabian_a and_o grecian_a to_o be_v best_a some_o the_o neapolitan_a barbary_n and_o irish_a some_o the_o neapolitan_n almain_n hungarian_a flanders_n spain_n and_o irish_a some_o the_o turk_n and_o some_o name_n england_n scotland_n and_o britain_n with_o a_o medley_n among_o other_o it_o shall_v be_v therefore_o fit_a to_o consider_v the_o cause_n of_o their_o conceit_n take_v from_o the_o perfection_n of_o water_n perfection_n of_o air_n and_o perfection_n of_o ground_n whereunto_o they_o do_v only_o appropriate_v the_o goodness_n of_o horse_n and_o after_o to_o the_o rest_n and_o for_o asmuch_o as_o the_o ancient_a writer_n and_o practitioner_n do_v only_o approve_v those_o country_n these_o question_n may_v be_v reasonable_o demand_v first_o whether_o all_o the_o horse_n that_o be_v breed_v within_o the_o same_o country_n be_v good_a horse_n or_o whether_o in_o some_o particular_a part_n of_o those_o country_n because_o they_o do_v advise_v breeder_n that_o will_v have_v perfect_a raze_n to_o make_v choice_n of_o those_o horse_n and_o mare_n from_o and_o out_o of_o those_o country_n if_o then_o they_o mean_v that_o all_o those_o country_n be_v excellent_a than_o it_o may_v be_v reasonable_o collect_v that_o they_o will_v have_v we_o persuade_v that_o all_o horse_n breed_v in_o those_o country_n be_v good_a &_o excellent_a which_o be_v admtit_v little_a will_v be_v the_o use_n of_o the_o knowledge_n of_o nature_n art_n &_o practice_v but_o only_o to_o gain_v their_o obedience_n fit_a for_o the_o use_n of_o man_n for_o where_o all_o be_v good_a there_o can_v be_v deceit_n in_o choose_v but_o if_o in_o some_o particular_a place_n of_o every_o of_o those_o country_n they_o be_v all_o excellent_a horse_n than_o be_v it_o expedient_a for_o they_o to_o show_v and_o for_o we_o to_o understand_v where_o those_o particular_a place_n be_v and_o whether_o in_o those_o particular_a place_n there_o be_v not_o some_o jade_n aswell_o as_o good_a horse_n and_o also_o to_o set_v down_o by_o special_a direction_n how_o to_o know_v those_o horse_n that_o be_v breed_v in_o such_o particular_a place_n of_o goodness_n &_o the_o especial_a &_o particular_a rule_n that_o do_v approve_v their_o goodness_n and_o the_o rather_o because_o most_o man_n even_o of_o great_a place_n do_v approve_v the_o goodness_n of_o horse_n of_o other_o country_n much_o before_o their_o own_o &_o so_o may_v all_o man_n be_v assure_v of_o the_o goodness_n of_o their_o choice_n otherwise_o the_o doubtfulness_n of_o the_o word_n make_v question_n sed_fw-la cum_fw-la in_o verbis_fw-la nullaest_n ambiguit_fw-la as_o non_fw-la debet_fw-la admitti_fw-la voluntatis_fw-la questio_fw-la but_o where_o in_o the_o word_n there_o be_v no_o ambiguity_n there_o a_o voluntary_a question_n ought_v not_o to_o be_v admit_v also_o it_o will_v be_v consider_v whether_o any_o one_o of_o those_o country_n or_o any_o one_o part_n of_o any_o of_o those_o country_n have_v most_o excellent_a air_n water_n ground_n and_o so_o good_a as_o the_o wit_n of_o man_n be_v able_a to_o express_v can_v alter_v a_o race_n of_o jade_n to_o good_a horse_n or_o whether_o they_o be_v only_o good_a that_o be_v there_o beget_v and_o breed_v and_o no_o other_o but_o because_o the_o only_a fame_n of_o those_o country_n have_v sound_v itself_o over_o the_o world_n and_o the_o opynion_n thereof_o root_v in_o most_o man_n heart_n be_v but_o fame_n and_o windy_a record_n i_o will_v conclude_v with_o the_o civilian_n fama_fw-la per_fw-la se_fw-la parum_fw-la momenti_fw-la habet_fw-la ad_fw-la probandum_fw-la only_a fame_n be_v a_o small_a moment_n of_o proof_n again_o it_o be_v fit_a that_o some_o cause_n may_v be_v express_v wherefore_o england_n scotland_n and_o france_n have_v no_o doubt_n in_o account_n of_o reason_n in_o some_o part_n thereof_o as_o perfect_a air_n water_n and_o ground_n and_o yet_o not_o number_v among_o those_o country_n former_o mention_v to_o have_v good_a horse_n sed_fw-la ex_fw-la viciosa_fw-la definitione_n non_fw-la procedit_fw-la valida_fw-la argumentatio_fw-la of_o a_o unperfect_a or_o untrue_a difinitition_n a_o true_a argument_n can_v be_v collect_v and_o yet_o it_o be_v not_o to_o be_v deny_v but_o almost_o all_o the_o horseman_n &_o breeder_n within_o this_o kingdom_n do_v much_o insist_v herein_o so_o as_o if_o a_o neapolitan_a arabian_a barbary_n or_o such_o like_a be_v bring_v into_o england_n how_o inestimable_a he_o be_v value_v prise_v and_o sell_v and_o how_o all_o man_n desire_v he_o who_o can_v doubt_v a_o very_a strong_a implication_n to_o all_o ignorant_a man_n of_o a_o excellent_a horse_n as_o also_o that_o those_o country_n have_v not_o any_o bad_a such_o be_v our_o weakness_n through_o want_n of_o knowledge_n and_o true_a judgement_n that_o we_o do_v not_o only_o allow_v both_o horse_n and_o horseman_n of_o all_o other_o country_n though_o our_o own_o far_o more_o excellent_a &_o thereby_o brand_v our_o own_o country_n and_o people_n with_o all_o imperfection_n be_v only_o carry_v with_o the_o airy_a stroke_n of_o fevery_n censure_n not_o know_v the_o goodness_n or_o badness_n of_o their_o natural_a quality_n other_o then_o by_o the_o name_n of_o the_o country_n the_o cause_n herein_o can_v be_v have_v principio_fw-la difficile_fw-la est_fw-la ●t_z bono_fw-mi peragantur_fw-la exitu_fw-la quae_fw-la malosunt_fw-la inchoata_fw-la principio_fw-la for_o ignoratis_fw-la principijs_fw-la nemo_fw-la potest_fw-la artem_fw-la percipere_fw-la those_o that_o be_v ignorant_a of_o the_o beginning_n shall_v never_o true_o conceive_v the_o art_n &_o therefore_o my_o desire_n be_v quae_fw-la probat_fw-la eventis_fw-la perniciosa_fw-la fieri_fw-la ea_fw-la debent_fw-la revecare_fw-la etiamsi_fw-la initio_fw-la profuerunt_fw-la what_o thing_n in_o success_n prove_v hurtful_a let_v those_o be_v recall_v although_o they_o be_v profitable_a in_o the_o beginning_n if_o one_o shall_v affirm_v that_o the_o horse_n breed_v in_o the_o north_n part_n of_o england_n nay_o but_o name_v so_o to_o be_v be_v they_o not_o more_o account_v and_o better_a in_o estimation_n &_o of_o all_o man_n so_o esteem_v and_o more_o valuable_a than_o horse_n breed_v in_o any_o other_o part_n of_o the_o kingdom_n and_o do_v any_o man_n doubt_v that_o horse_n bring_v out_o of_o other_o country_n be_v not_o much_o more_o in_o estimation_n and_o value_n than_o the_o horse_n breed_v in_o the_o north_n part_n of_o this_o kingdom_n &_o can_v this_o suppose_a excellency_n be_v take_v from_o any_o other_o cause_n then_o from_o air_n water_n and_o ground_n let_v we_o then_o consider_v and_o examine_v whether_o this_o be_v a_o argument_n from_o no_o cause_n to_o a_o cause_n which_o if_o it_o be_v then_o have_v all_o learned_a account_v the_o same_o absurd_a for_o by_o distinguish_v infer_v frame_v of_o reason_n and_o judge_v we_o attain_v to_o understand_v the_o truth_n and_o to_o discover_v falsehood_n and_o therefore_o it_o shall_v not_o be_v amiss_o to_o enter_v into_o the_o particular_a examination_n of_o those_o so_o great_a and_o motive_n cause_n where_o in_o the_o truth_n of_o the_o controversy_n consist_v and_o from_o whence_o the_o truth_n thereof_o proceed_v accord_o for_o the_o true_a way_n to_o come_v unto_o the_o knowledge_n of_o all_o thing_n be_v from_o the_o cause_n and_o maximee_n to_o the_o knowledge_n of_o the_o effect_n &_o by_o the_o effect_n and_o consequent_n to_o the_o cause_n chap._n 7._o of_o the_o air_n first_o of_o the_o air_n i_o deny_v that_o any_o horse_n can_v absolute_o
cause_n of_o a_o quarrel_n be_v good_a the_o effect_n and_o issue_n thereof_o can_v be_v evil_a and_o as_o i_o have_v say_v so_o i_o say_v still_o that_o all_o true_a knowledge_n seek_v after_o the_o beginning_n and_o cause_n of_o thing_n to_o attain_v to_o the_o knowledge_n and_o effect_n of_o the_o thing_n and_o from_o the_o effect_n and_o event_n to_o find_v the_o knowledge_n of_o the_o cause_n thus_o you_o see_v that_o to_o depend_v upon_o speech_n without_o probable_a reason_n and_o without_o show_v the_o cause_n of_o such_o thing_n as_o they_o publish_v to_o the_o world_n do_v infect_v with_o error_n all_o those_o that_o entertain_v the_o same_o and_o will_v daily_o increase_v so_o long_o as_o they_o sectari_fw-la riwlos_fw-la &_o non_fw-la petere_fw-la fontes_fw-la think_v the_o spring_n clear_a than_o the_o fountain_n causas_fw-la faelix_fw-la qui_fw-la potuit_fw-la rerum_fw-la cognoscere_fw-la causas_fw-la it_o be_v scientia_fw-la sciolorum_fw-la quae_fw-la est_fw-la 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black_a main_n black_a tail_n black_a list_n and_o such_o like_a be_v no_o more_o assurance_n of_o a_o good_a horse_n than_o the_o have_v a_o feather_n in_o a_o man_n hat_n do_v prove_v he_o a_o good_a man_n or_o a_o bad_a which_o by_o see_v and_o practice_n you_o will_v soon_o believe_v than_o my_o say_n can_v persuade_v for_o undoubted_o you_o shall_v find_v good_a and_o bad_a of_o all_o colour_n and_o without_o mark_n but_o man_n have_v be_v persuade_v especial_o by_o stranger_n to_o those_o observation_n all_o man_n be_v possess_v therewith_o by_o custom_n and_o have_v seek_v to_o breed_v by_o such_o mare_n and_o horse_n that_o have_v be_v so_o colour_v and_o mark_v as_o infallible_a token_n of_o their_o goodness_n whereby_o great_a multitude_n of_o those_o colour_n and_o mark_n have_v be_v general_o breed_v and_o thereby_o receive_v and_o esteem_v of_o great_a value_n be_v account_v true_a note_n of_o good_a horse_n how_o true_o may_v it_o be_v say_v consuetudo_fw-la piccandi_fw-la tollit_fw-la sensum_fw-la peccati_fw-la the_o custom_n of_o do_v evil_n make_v man_n senseless_a and_o without_o feel_n of_o that_o be_v evil_a which_o make_v a_o monster_n in_o nature_n when_o as_o see_v their_o own_o experience_n will_v not_o believe_v so_o true_a experience_n and_o therefore_o i_o conclude_v with_o augustine_n consuetudinem_fw-la vincere_fw-la dura_fw-la pugna_fw-la to_o overcome_v custom_n be_v a_o hard_a fight_n chap._n 12._o now_o of_o his_o shape_n the_o last_o thing_n the_o writer_n affirm_v to_o know_v a_o good_a horse_n be_v his_o shape_n which_o original_o as_o it_o issue_v from_o the_o hand_n of_o god_n be_v no_o doubt_n most_o excellent_a for_o the_o work_n of_o god_n be_v all_o perfect_a but_o the_o particular_a observation_n and_o description_n of_o perfect_a shape_n description_n nihil_fw-la est_fw-la sine_fw-la mensura_fw-la ac_fw-la partium_fw-la proportion-formosum_a this_o rule_n be_v general_o to_o be_v observe_v in_o the_o shape_n of_o a_o horse_n description_n be_v in_o number_n about_o thirty_o the_o which_o i_o will_v recite_v and_o give_v some_o short_a answer_n to_o every_o particular_a as_o they_o be_v by_o they_o recite_v only_o to_o move_v you_o to_o careful_a consideration_n to_o understand_v what_o they_o account_v perfect_a shape_n which_o be_v divide_v into_o 4_o part_n 3._o part_n thereof_o be_v as_o well_o incident_a &_o proper_a to_o jade_n as_o to_o good_a horse_n and_o therein_o i_o wish_v you_o to_o observe_v their_o incertainty_n for_o your_o understanding_n &_o i_o will_v begin_v with_o the_o hoove_n &_o so_o ascend_v till_o the_o whole_a body_n be_v describe_v first_o therefore_o they_o say_v that_o the_o hoove_n shall_v be_v black_a smooth_a dry_a large_a round_o and_o hollow_a and_o some_o write_v that_o if_o it_o be_v soft_a and_o tender_a and_o the_o heel_n broad_a it_o be_v a_o sign_n of_o lightness_n and_o that_o the_o horse_n will_v from_o his_o foal_v tread_v light_n upon_o the_o 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neither_o as_o he_o that_o lie_v down_o but_o here_o the_o dry_a hoove_n be_v commend_v therefore_o the_o moist_a and_o soft_a hoove_n be_v discommend_v but_o aswell_o a_o good_a horse_n as_o a_o bad_a horse_n may_v have_v a_o dry_a hoof_n &_o there_o be_v not_o any_o horse_n can_v be_v say_v to_o have_v a_o perfect_a hoof_n that_o have_v a_o moist_a or_o soft_a hoof_n and_o yet_o the_o great_a commendation_n be_v attribute_v to_o the_o soft_a hoof_n because_o say_v they_o it_o betoken_v lightness_n but_o if_o a_o man_n may_v thus_o reason_n a_o dry_a hoof_n be_v naught_o because_o it_o be_v brittle_a and_o easy_o become_v hoofe-bound_a and_o a_o soft_a hoof_n be_v naught_o because_o it_o be_v a_o flat_a or_o pumish_a hoof_n which_o can_v be_v deep_a of_o hoof_n so_o as_o he_o can_v be_v a_o horse_n of_o continuance_n no_o more_o can_v he_o be_v bold_a of_o his_o foot_n as_o other_o horse_n and_o especial_o if_o he_o be_v not_o very_o skilful_o shod_a neither_o dare_v he_o use_v his_o foot_n bold_o upon_o stony_a and_o hard_a ground_n and_o thereby_o become_v fearful_a and_o yield_a and_o so_o not_o sure_o foot_v but_o if_o it_o be_v say_v that_o good_a shoo_a may_v altogether_o help_v that_o fault_n i_o answer_v good_a shoo_a may_v do_v some_o good_a but_o not_o to_o the_o perfction_n of_o the_o hoof_n but_o only_o to_o succour_v the_o unperfection_n thereof_o good_a smith_n be_v rare_a to_o be_v find_v but_o how_o if_o he_o be_v evil_a shod_a as_o it_o be_v ten_o to_o one_o among_o common_a smith_n be_v he_o not_o more_o than_o half_o spoil_v beside_o it_o be_v unperfect_a for_o it_o can_v be_v of_o continuance_n as_o a_o deep_a hoof_n &_o because_o it_o must_v be_v intend_v only_o of_o the_o forefoot_n it_o be_v the_o worse_o and_o all_o thing_n must_v be_v consider_v and_o allow_v that_o be_v in_o perfection_n which_o be_v mediocrity_n &_o not_o in_o their_o imperfection_n which_o be_v evermore_o in_o extreme_n
the_o straightness_n for_o the_o receive_n of_o breath_n be_v not_o in_o the_o low_a end_n of_o the_o nostril_n but_o in_o the_o cave_n and_o straight_a passage_n high_a towards_o the_o forehead_n wherein_o if_o by_o any_o humour_n the_o same_o be_v straight_v or_o hinder_v therein_o be_v the_o receive_n or_o delivery_n of_o the_o wind_n hinder_v or_o by_o obstruction_n or_o oppilation_n of_o the_o lung_n &_o not_o otherwise_o and_o then_o slit_v be_v ridiculous_a 18._o that_o he_o ought_v to_o have_v a_o great_a mouth_n i_o answer_v that_o it_o be_v part_n of_o a_o good_a shape_n 19_o that_o his_o head_n shall_v be_v like_o a_o sheep_n head_n i_o answer_v that_o sheep_n head_n be_v as_o other_o beast_n be_v of_o diverse_a shape_n it_o can_v be_v direct_o answer_v for_o if_o i_o shall_v conceive_v the_o shape_n thereof_o contrary_a to_o the_o writer_n meaning_n i_o shall_v wrong_v they_o &_o therefore_o leave_v it_o to_o be_v describe_v hereafter_o according_a to_o my_o own_o knowledge_n therein_o but_o if_o you_o take_v it_o according_a to_o the_o proportion_n of_o the_o most_o sheep_n it_o be_v good_a 20._o that_o his_o mane_n shall_v be_v thin_a and_o long_a and_o yet_o not_o dislike_n thickness_n and_o that_o the_o thinness_n betoken_v aptness_n to_o be_v teach_v so_o the_o thickness_n strength_n i_o answer_v it_o be_v no_o part_n of_o shape_n but_o a_o ornament_n to_o the_o shape_n &_o as_o to_o the_o thinness_n to_o betoken_v aptness_n or_o thickness_n strength_n be_v of_o as_o great_a force_n in_o reason_n as_o the_o thick_a or_o thin_a beard_n of_o a_o man_n give_v neither_o aptness_n of_o wit_n or_o increase_v of_o strength_n but_o rather_o a_o token_n of_o a_o dry_a or_o of_o a_o moist_a constitution_n 21._o that_o his_o withers_n and_o walleye_n shall_v be_v sharp_o point_v right_a and_o straight_o so_o as_o a_o man_n may_v see_v from_o thence_o the_o departure_n of_o his_o shoulder_n i_o answer_v it_o be_v perfect_a good_a shape_n and_o yet_o 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although_o some_o man_n of_o place_n and_o special_a note_n have_v great_o commend_v it_o unto_o i_o but_o i_o can_v not_o conceive_v any_o reason_n from_o other_o than_o a_o like_n of_o a_o receive_a tradition_n neither_o of_o any_o moment_n by_o observation_n 26._o that_o his_o rump_n shall_v be_v round_o &_o plain_a with_o large_a space_n betwixt_o the_o huckle_n bone_n i_o answer_v it_o be_v very_o comely_a and_o good_a shape_n but_o no_o good_a horse_n 27._o that_o his_o thigh_n shall_v be_v large_a and_o long_o with_o bone_n well_o fashion_v &_o full_a of_o flesh_n i_o answer_v if_o it_o be_v proportionable_a to_o natural_a shape_n it_o be_v good_a &_o to_o the_o fullness_n of_o flesh_n according_a to_o his_o goodness_n of_o keep_v 28._o that_o his_o ham_n shall_v be_v lean_a dry_a and_o straight_o i_o answer_v it_o be_v very_o good_a &_o yet_o no_o assurance_n of_o goodness_n 29._o that_o his_o hoof_n shall_v be_v large_a &_o crooked_a like_o a_o hart_n shall_v be_v a_o sign_n of_o swiftness_n i_o answer_v the_o largeness_n of_o his_o hoove_n ought_v to_o be_v proportionable_a and_o it_o be_v good_a but_o that_o the_o crookedness_n betoken_v swiftness_n be_v mere_o a_o conceit_n for_o although_o some_o horse_n that_o be_v crooked_a be_v swift_a some_o also_o that_o be_v straight_o be_v swift_a &_o therefore_o it_o give_v no_o certain_a assurance_n thereof_o 30._o that_o his_o tail_n shall_v be_v full_a of_o hair_n long_o down_o to_o the_o ground_n or_o as_o some_o write_v that_o his_o tail_n shall_v be_v thin_a and_o crispe_n i_o answer_v that_o they_o be_v toy_n and_o conceit_n without_o reason_n neither_o any_o part_n of_o shape_n but_o only_o a_o ornament_n to_o shape_n 31._o that_o his_o truncheon_n shall_v be_v of_o measurable_a bigness_n &_o well_o couch_v i_o answer_v that_o the_o bigness_n be_v nothing_o but_o the_o comeliness_n of_o cowch_v and_o carriage_n be_v commendable_a 32._o that_o his_o stone_n and_o yard_n shall_v be_v small_a i_o answer_v i_o hold_v it_o fit_a to_o be_v proportionable_a to_o the_o body_n &_o otherwise_o not_o material_a 33._o that_o he_o shall_v be_v proportion_v like_o a_o stag_n lower_v before_o then_o behind_o i_o answer_v if_o he_o be_v low_o before_o it_o be_v absolute_o naught_o if_o in_o the_o only_a seat_n of_o the_o saddle_n low_o &_o forward_o high_a rear_v though_o he_o be_v somewhat_o rear_v behind_o it_o be_v good_a and_o the_o comparison_n in_o the_o general_n naught_o chap._n 13._o the_o natural_a good_a quality_n of_o horse_n in_o their_o primary_n creation_n gentle_a reader_n it_o have_v be_v brief_o show_v aswell_o what_o the_o ancient_a and_o late_a writer_n have_v observe_v and_o publish_v for_o the_o knowledge_n of_o good_a horse_n namely_o from_o the_o country_n ayer_n ground_n complexion_n colour_n mark_v and_o shape_n whereby_o appear_v that_o man_n be_v a_o subject_n wonderful_o diverse_a and_o waver_v upon_o who_o it_o seem_v very_o difficult_a to_o settle_v a_o assure_a judgement_n i_o say_v a_o judgement_n universal_a and_o entire_a by_o reason_n of_o the_o great_a contrariety_n and_o disagreement_n of_o their_o judgement_n which_o do_v so_o many_o time_n contradict_v one_o the_o other_o in_o so_o strange_a a_o manner_n that_o it_o seem_v unpossible_a they_o shall_v all_o come_v forth_o of_o one_o and_o the_o same_o shop_n we_o alter_v and_o we_o feel_v it_o not_o we_o escape_v as_o it_o be_v from_o ourselves_o and_o we_o rob_v ourselves_o ipsi_fw-la nobis_fw-la furto_fw-la subducimur_fw-la we_o go_v after_o the_o inclination_n of_o our_o will_n ratio_fw-la anima_fw-la legit_fw-la ratio_fw-la and_o as_o the_o wind_n of_o occasion_n carry_v we_o not_o according_a to_o reason_n at_o nihil_fw-la potest_fw-la esse_fw-la aequabile_fw-la quod_fw-la non_fw-la a_o certa_fw-la ratione_fw-la proficiscatur_fw-la our_o spirit_n also_o &_o our_o humour_n be_v change_v with_o the_o change_n of_o time_n our_o proceed_n be_v very_o heady_a and_o peremptory_a for_o 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necessity_n still_o remain_v corrupt_v therefore_o summa_fw-la est_fw-la dementia_fw-la in_o corum_fw-la fidem_fw-la sperare_fw-la quorum_fw-la perfidia_fw-la comperta_fw-la est_fw-la it_o be_v mere_a madness_n to_o repose_v trust_n in_o infidelity_n sed_fw-la ubi_fw-la cognoscitur_fw-la unde_fw-la morbus_fw-la sit_fw-la natus_fw-la ibi_fw-la facilius_fw-la potest_fw-la inveniri_fw-la remedium_fw-la but_o when_o the_o knowledge_n of_o true_a cause_n be_v certain_o know_v &_o understand_v there_o be_v great_a hope_n of_o good_a effect_n of_o true_a judgement_n if_o then_o it_o shall_v appear_v in_o this_o my_o tractate_n that_o all_o former_a writer_n of_o this_o subject_n have_v be_v ignorant_a of_o the_o original_a cause_n of_o the_o goodness_n of_o horse_n marvel_v not_o that_o huius_fw-la erroris_fw-la tantique_fw-la mali_fw-la causa_fw-la sie_n obrepsit_fw-la inforum_fw-la the_o great_a decay_n of_o good_a horse_n &_o the_o
his_o former_a perfection_n so_o far_o as_o lie_v in_o the_o power_n and_o ability_n of_o man_n chap._n 35_o that_o the_o aliment_n or_o food_n that_o the_o horseeand_a mare_n do_v seed_n upon_o before_o th●ction_n raise_v and_o make_v their_o seed_n the_o learned_a physician_n and_o philosopher_n do_v hold_v that_o all_o aliment_n or_o food_n be_v differ_v in_o quality_n after_o the_o digestion_n and_o concoction_n in_o every_o creature_n and_o have_v a_o different_a and_o particular_a seed_n aswell_o in_o substance_n as_o in_o t●perature_n from_o which_o ground_n it_o be_v probable_a and_o without_o contradiction_n that_o the_o colt_n beget_v pertake_v his_o temperature_n and_o quality_n of_o the_o meat_n which_o their_o sire_n do_v feed_v upon_o before_o the_o action_n for_o who_o be_v so_o much_o deprive_v of_o understanding_n but_o know_v that_o there_o be_v meat_n and_o drink_n to_o increase_v or_o mitigate_v heat_n or_o dryness_n or_o moistute_v for_o though_o it_o be_v true_a that_o all_o meat_n that_o horse_n eat_v whether_o in_o natural_a quality_n the_o same_o be_v hot_a or_o cold_a dry_a or_o moist_a turn_v to_o the_o nature_n of_o the_o horse_n and_o of_o his_o substance_n whereof_o if_o any_o other_o creature_n do_v eat_v it_o will_v do_v the_o like_a yet_o such_o as_o the_o natural_a quality_n of_o the_o meat_n be_v in_o his_o operation_n such_o