How comes it that the editions since 1740 have been so castrated ?
If one of them be castrated when young, he will not develop as well as the other one.
Whether or not the tenor is castrated, he sings like a eunuch.
He should then be castrated, and fattened with the old ewes.
Before the kids are allowed to go out with the flock the males should be castrated.
But in Bontoc the boar not intended for breeding is castrated.
It is there said that the castrated males also cast their horns, but rarely before they are nine years old.
There they also sold rabbits, hares, deer, and little dogs which are raised for eating and castrated.
I know one who in a frenzy of unhappiness seized a razor and castrated himself.
Few of the French diligence and farm horses, and scarcely any of the Oriental, are ever castrated.