Do the pillars of the British establishment as seen in the novel--the merchant, the colonialist, the parliamentarian, the academic--represent the highest degree of evolution so far reached by man, or are they reflections of an already degenerating, overbred
species caught willy-nilly in the inevitable processes of extinction?
"There are a number of rescue organizations for cats and dogs; but horses are just as overbred
, neglected, and in need of homes," she says.
We gave up on such overbred
forms years ago - we garden organically so had no defence against the powdery mildew that tends to cover them at the end of summer.
Denise warns that Staffy and Staffy crosses are being overbred
. Akitas - Japanese fighting dogs - are also becoming popular in breeding.
Jane Bates agreed and added: "I would rather not see them on the moors at all than overbred
They have more vigour and resistance to disease than overbred
hybrids and because they're half wild, they create a more naturalistic picture.
''Unfortunately, they are overbred
,'' Gardner said.
The real problem is that pit bulls are overbred
. Puppy mills are a real problem.
"where the blood of a soft-voiced, overbred
To Hitchens this was "overbred
and gutless" (the first of these adjectives is curious but I think intended to convey that privilege has made the Left incapable of understanding the nature of tyranny).
Female dogs are frequently overbred
in back-to-back heat cycles to the point that their bones break and their teeth fall out.
They found many pedigreed dogs to be overbred
, riddled with diseases, deformed, and mentally unstable.