"'honestly related in his own language, without any attempt at bookmaking or pilfering from the works of others . . . The habits and instincts of the rats are very graphically described in the quaint language of the writer, and the chapter on the life of a rat-catcher is more interesting than many fictions. His description of the capturing of rats wholesale for the supply of rat-coursing meetings is very graphic. He then adds an account of the sport."
"any number of live rats and rabbits at a few days' notice!"