Sporting Magazine: Or, Monthly Calendar of the Transactions of the Turf, the Chase and Every Other Diversion Interesting to the Man of Pleasure, Enterprize, and Spirit

Rogerson & Tuxford, 1830

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Seite 211 - When the weather will not permit of exercise in the dry, put on a soft bit with players, for two hours in the morning and two hours in the afternoon...
Seite 196 - O'er his broad back bends in an ample arch ; On shoulders clean, upright and firm he stands ; His round...
Seite 395 - ... he was Prince of Wales. Being at Brighton, and going rather earlier than usual to visit his stud, he inquired of a groom, " Where is Tom Cross ** is he unwell ? I have missed him for some days." " Please your royal highness, he is gone away.
Seite 24 - Fie was right in his conjecture ; for the animal soon afterwards made his appearance, and faced directly towards him. On this he levelled and attempted to discharge his piece ; but, owing to the morning being wet, the priming had got damp, and the gun missed fire. The bear was now close upon him, though it is probable that if he had stepped to the one side he might still have escaped ; but, instead of adopting this prudent course, he attempted to drive the muzzle of his gun, to which however no bayonet...
Seite 155 - Each person, at the time of challenging, is to subscribe his name to a paper to be hung up in the Coffee-room at Newmarket, and deliver to the Keeper of the Match-book the name or description of...
Seite 155 - Saturday evening ; and if not then accepted, and only one challenger, to be returned unopened ; but if accepted, or if more than one challenger, to be then opened, and declared a match, or sweepstakes of 200 sov. each...
Seite 395 - Purloining the oats, your royal highness; and I discharged him." "What, sir! send him away without acquainting me! — not know whither he is gone ! a fatherless boy driven into the world from my service with a blighted character ! Why, the poor fellow will be destroyed : fie, ! I did not expect this from you ! Seek him out, sir, and let me not see you until you have discovered him.
Seite 396 - Well then," said the gracious Prince, " you shall be restored : avoid evil company. Go, and recover your character. Be diligent, be honest, and make me your friend ; and — hark ye, Tom — I will take care that no one shall ever taunt you with what is past.
Seite 395 - Please your royal highness, he is gone away.' ' Gone away ! — what for ? ' ' Please your royal highness (hesitating), I believe — for — Mr. can inform your royal highness.' ' I desire to know, sir, of you — what has he done ? ' 'I believe — your royal highness — something — not — quite correct — something about the oats.' ' Where is Mr. ? Send him to me immediately.
Seite 285 - By the apostle Paul, shadows to-night Have struck more terror to the soul of Richard, Than can the substance of ten thousand soldiers, Armed in proof, and led by shallow Richmond.

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