In the preceding pages the principal vertebrate animal friends and foes of the sportsman, the fisherman, the forester, the farmer, and the gardener have been treated of; therefore we now take up the threads of the subjects and proceed to notice the influences that the creatures referred to exert for or against the respective pursuits, together with the preservative or repressive measures all-important for their success conjointly, without undue hamper and hindrance to the several co-relative vocations, and in mitigation of the great heart-and-pocket-burnings reflecting discredit, and inconsistent with the interests of the whole.