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Old 06-05-2014, 12:27 AM   #192
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The Saluki, سلوقی‎ / سلوکی,سگ تازی AKA the (Arabian Greyhound) Royal Dog of Egypt or Persian Greyhound is one of the oldest known breeds of domesticated dog.. There are petroglyphs and rock arts in Golpaygan and Khomein in central Iran that shows saluki-like hounds and falcons accompanying hunters chasing preys (ca. 8000–10,000 BCE).. Also on the potteries found in Susa, Iran (ca. 4200 BCE) are images of saluki-like hounds chasing ibex or lying next to pools and from the period of the Middle Kingdom onwards, Saluki-like animals appear on the ancient Egyptian tombs of 2134 BCE..The small white-fox working terriers we know today were first bred by the Reverend John Russell, a parson and hunting enthusiast born in 1795,and they can trace their origin to the now extinct English White terrier..Difficulty in differentiating the dog from the creature it was pursuing brought about the need for a mostly white dog, and so in 1819 during his last year of university at Exeter College, Oxford, he purchased a small white and tan terrier female named Trump from a milkman in the nearby small hamlet of Elsfield..Following World War II, the requirement for hunting dogs drastically declined, and with it the numbers of Jack Russell terriers.. The dogs were increasingly used as family and companion dogs. Further cross breeding occurred, with Welsh corgis, Chihuahuas and other smaller breeds of terrier. The offspring of these crosses became known as Puddin' Dogs, Shortie Jacks or Russell Terriers..Due to their working nature, Jack Russell terriers remain much as they were some 200 years ago..Breeders have protected the gene pool, and direct in-line breeding has been Prevented..JR's can live anywhere from between 13 to 16 years on average given proper care...

According to Tibetan tradition, the Liberation Through Hearing During the Intermediate State was composed in the 8th century by Padmasambhava, written down by his primary student, Yeshe Tsogyal, buried in the Gampo hills in central Tibet and subsequently discovered by a Tibetan terton, Karma Lingpa, in the 14th century..There were variants of the book among different sects...The Tibetan Book of the Dead was first published in 1927 by Oxford University Press. Dr. Walter Y. Evans-Wentz chose this title because of the parallels he found with the Egyptian Book of the Dead..A former US Marine also donated to George's owner a Purple Heart award he had received for service in Vietnam..Moose and Enzo also starred in My Dog Skip and his gang of friends including Jill Russell, Lord "Red" Setter and Foxie Terrier...

The story of Samson in Judges 13-16 portrays a man who was given great strength by God but who ultimately loses his strength when Delilah allows the Philistines to shave his hair during his slumber (Judges 16:19).. Samson was born into an Israelite family, the son of Manoah and his wife who is never named.. Both are visited by the Angel of the Lord and told that their child will be a Nazirite from birth..Petrarch instanced Samson and Delilah in his Trionfi, as a victim in his allegorical depiction of the Triumph of Love. Somewhat inappropriately it would seem to a modern eye, the theme was depicted on more than one 15th-century Tuscan painted marriage tray. In the North, the Late Gothic theme of Weibermacht, of the dangerous strength of women, included in the series a conventional scene of a seated Delilah, with Samson asleep in her lap, shearing the "7 locks" from his head: the woodcut by Master E.S. might be a scene of courtly love, Madlyn Kahr has remarked, save for the ominous scissors in Delilah's hand..By the time of Camille Saint-Saƫns' Samson et Dalila (1877) Delilah had become the eponym of a "Delilah," a treacherous and cunning femme fatale..Being a hunt-driven dog, the JR will usually pursue most creatures that it encounters.. This includes the skunk..Nipper was a dog born in 1884 who was thought to be a dog of the Jack Russell terrier type..On 29 April 2007, a Jack Russell named George saved 5 children at a carnival in New Zealand... do not understand the Human race-Has so little love for creatures with a different face.. I speak 2'000 languages, including Dodo and Unicorn..Who wrote the book, Doctor +An old friend of mine. He's a Red Indian gentleman..With a name like "Long Arrow" I didn't think he'd be Irish...

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