In winter foot-ball is a useful and charming exercise. It is a leather ball about as big as one's head, fill'd with wind. This is kick'd about from one to t'other in the streets, by him that can get at it, and that is all the art of it.
M. Misson's Memoirs and Observations in His Travels Over England: With Some ... - Seite 307
von Henri Misson, Maximilien Misson - 1719 - 367 Seiten