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Seite 383 - COL. HAWKER'S INSTRUCTIONS to YOUNG SPORTSMEN in all that relates to Guns and Shooting.
Seite 442 - FAINTLY as tolls the evening chime, Our voices keep tune and our oars keep time. Soon as the woods on shore look dim, We'll sing at St. Ann's our parting hymn. Row, brothers, row, the stream runs fast, The Rapids are near and the daylight's past.
Seite 96 - ... Marquis de Montrevel, the last surviving descendant of one of the most ancient families of Forey — that little province which the brave and good King Henry the Fourth, who knew it well, designated as the nurserygarden of gentlemen. The Marquis de Montrevel was the greatgrandson of that Mare'chal de Montrevel whose renown became so unhappily celebrated during the persecutions which followed the revocation of the edict of Nantes. He was the intimate friend of Baville, but less of a cringing courtier,...
Seite 381 - Rowley, my old friend, I am sure you congratulate me; and I suspect that I owe you much. Sir Oliv.
Seite 32 - How blest could I live, and how calm could I die ! " By the shade of yon sumach, whose red berry dips In the gush of the fountain, how sweet to recline, And to know that I sighed upon innocent lips, Which had never been sighed on by any but mine !
Seite 73 - Won by a length, half a length between the second and third. The winner was sold for 43 SOTS.
Seite 210 - The hunters go in pairs, the foremost man carrying in one hand the horns and part of the skin of the head of a deer, and in the other a small bundle of twigs, against which he, from time to time, rubs the horns, imitating the gestures peculiar to the animal. His comrade follows treading exactly in his footsteps, and holding the guns of both in a horizontal position, so that the muzzles project under the arms of him who carries the head. Both hunters have a fillet of white skin round their foreheads,...
Seite 230 - The incidents of the risit are thus handled in his journal : — " July 3rd. — Arrived at Newmarket 6 PM, where The Ram, wide opening its ravenous maw, stood to receive us. We regale ourselves, after an expeditious journey, upon a comfortable cup of tea, and then take a walk to the race-course, as far as the stands By the way, wo observe Centaurea caloitrapa plentifully.
Seite 435 - I stuff my skin so full within Of jolly good ale and old. Back and side go bare, go bare; Both foot and hand go cold ; But, belly, God send thee good ale enough, Whether it be new or old.