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Ellis Parker Butler - The Hunter

A full-fledged gun cannot endure
The trifling of an amateur;
Poor marksmanship its temper spoils
And this is why the gun recoils.

A self-respecting gun Iím sure
Delights to jar the amateur
And thinks that it is no disgrace
To kick his shoulder out of place.


When you go out to hunt, my son
Prepare to circumvent your gun
And on your shoulder firmly bind
A pillow of the largest kind.

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Poet: Ellis Parker Butler
Poem: The Hunter
Volume: Leslieís Monthly
Year: Published/Written in 1903

Comment 1 of 1, added on April 21st, 2012 at 12:37 PM.

It fires one type of shot right? then it swaps the type of ammo used. Then fires a diff shot. Then swaps the ammo back again and repeats.This is for those who use two types of ammo cause they are poor and cant affrod to buy the top stuff and try to use crap ammo on crap shots and good ammo on good shots lol. Smart but rly quite useless

Justine from Turkey

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