The Shooting of the Future
Hunting, Agriculture, Steam-power, Technology, Progress
Following a suggestion in the Pall Mall Gazette that pointers should be 'shoed', anticipates that the 'progress of agriculture' will lead to even more advanced techniques including 'steam cart-horses', the 'steam-dog', and hunting conducted with 'steam guns' and 'steam pointers'.
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