The Sporting magazine; or Monthly calendar of the transactions of the turf, the chace, and every other diversion interesting to the man of pleasure and enterprize (Google eBook)

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Page 194 - Sound, sound the clarion, fill the fife ! To all the sensual world proclaim, One crowded hour of glorious life Is worth an age without a name.
Page 202 - I never hurt fair maid in all my time, Nor at my end shall it be ; But give me my bent bow in my hand, And a broad arrow I'll let flee; And where this arrow is taken up, There shall my grave digg'd be.
Page 203 - What have you done to me?" replied coolly the prisoner: "you killed with your own hands my father, and my two brothers; and you intended to have hanged myself: I am now in your power, and you may take...
Page 90 - From the rich peasant cheek of ruddy bronze, And large black eyes that flash on you a volley Of rays that say a thousand things at once, To the high dama's brow, more melancholy, But clear, and with a wild and liquid glance, Heart on her lips, and soul within her eyes, Soft as her clime, and sunny as her skies.
Page 265 - My heart's in the Highlands, my heart is not here, My heart's in the Highlands a-chasing the deer, A-chasing the wild deer and following the roe — My heart's in the Highlands, wherever I go!
Page 98 - While the Cock, with lively din, Scatters the rear of darkness thin, And to the stack, or the...
Page 253 - As inward love breeds outward talk, The hound some praise, and some the hawk ; Some, better pleased with private sport, Use tennis, some a mistress court : But these delights I neither wish Nor envy, while I freely fish.
Page 415 - I have fired ; and in no one instance has he spoiled my shot. I may mention a proof of his sagacity : Having a couple of long shots across a pretty broad stream, I stopped a mallard with each barrel, but both were only wounded. I sent him across for the birds : he first...
Page 415 - ... to bring them both, but one always struggled out of his mouth ; he then laid down one, intending to bring the other, but whenever he attempted to cross to me, the bird left fluttered into the water ; he immediately returned again, laid down the first on the shore, and recovered the other ; the first now fluttered away, but he instantly secured it, and, standing over them both, seemed to cogitate for a moment — then, although on any other occasion he never ruffles a feather, deliberately killed...
Page 159 - ... of fish and such other fish as aforesaid, together with the baskets and package as aforesaid, which shall have been delivered to any such constable or other peace officer with all convenient speed before some justice or justices or magistrate of the county city or place where the offence shall be committed, for such offender to be dealt with according to law; and on the conviction of any such offender or offenders for any such offence before any such justice or justices or magistrate as aforesaid,...

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