In the horse we see this tendency strong whenever a dun
tint appears--a tint which approaches to that of the general colouring of the other species of the genus.
I do much wonder," quoth Little John to himself, "what yon knave is after, that he should go thus peeping and peering about I verily believe that yon scurvy varlet is no better than a thief, and cometh here after our own and the good King's dun deer.
I will follow thee to the ends of the earth, good master, and not a herd of dun deer in all the forest but shall know the sound of the twang of my bowstring.
In the Book of the Dun
Cow, and in another old book called the Book of Leinster, there is written the great Irish legend called the Tain Bo Chuailgne or the Cattle Raid of Cooley.
Many a dun
had she talked to, and turned away from her father's door; many a tradesman had she coaxed and wheedled into good-humour, and into the granting of one meal more.
Today, just below that bloody site, much gentler conflicts are played out daily on the fairways and the greens of Duns
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