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[8] To the cord1 let him attach a long, big stone, so that the net may not pull away when the hare is inside. Let him make his line long and high,2 so that the hare may not jump over.

When it comes to tracking the hare, he must not be too zealous. To do everything possible to effect a quick capture shows perseverance, but is not hunting.3

1 See 2.4. The stone serves as an anchor when the net falls off the stakes.

2 The stakes must not be too deep in the ground, or the nets will not be high enough.

3 These remarks read like an afterthought.

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