Inherited Feeling

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As every instance of inherited antipathy in the offspring of Turk adds to the weight of proof, I beg to state that a mastiff in my possession, a grandson of Turk, and a brother of Mr. Brooke's dog, showed the same unaccountable antipathy to butchers, manifesting violent rage when any one of that honourable fraternity showed himself in the yard where he was kept. He was otherwise of a remarkably mild and gentle disposition.

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RANSOM, A. Inherited Feeling. Nature 7, 322 (1873) doi:10.1038/007322e0

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