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, Volume 15

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Rogerson & Tuxford, 1800 - Hunting
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Page 316 - Wealth, my lad, was made to wander, Let it wander as it will ; Call the jockey, call the pander, Bid them come and take their fill. When the bonny blade carouses, Pockets full, and spirits high — What are acres? what are houses? Only dirt, or wet or dry. Should the guardian friend or mother Tell the woes of wilful waste ; Scorn their counsel, scorn their pother, You can hang or drown at last.
Page 208 - I'm declining, May my fate no less fortunate be Than a snug elbow-chair will afford for reclining, And a cot that o'erlooks the wide sea; With an ambling pad-pony to pace o'er the lawn, While I carol away idle sorrow, And blithe as the lark that each day hails the dawn, Look forward with hope for Tomorrow. With a porch at my door...
Page 208 - Belly, Belly, You would be gormandizing now I know ; But it shall not be so ! . . Home to your bread and water . . home, I tell ye ! " "But," quoth the Traveller, "wherefore did he leave A flock that knew his saintly worth so well ? "
Page 27 - Oakham in Rutlandshire in 1619, and about the age of seven or eight, being then but eighteen inches high, was retained in the service of the Duke of Buckingham, who resided at Burleigh on the Hill.
Page 174 - take up red-hot iron in our hands, or walk through fire''." The exhibition of balls and cups, which is often mentioned in the works of the ancients as the most common art of jugglers, is also of great antiquity.
Page 144 - ... them, in the act of dying, that he was still as much their superior as when he headed his gallant countrymen...
Page 144 - Some years ago the Shawano Indians, being obliged to remove from their habitations, in their way took a Muskohge warrior known by the name of old Scrany, prisoner; they bastinadoed him severely, and condemned him to the fiery torture.
Page 173 - ... as he said, and taking it again out, drew it over a ladle filled with melted copper, some of which he skimmed off, and moved his hand backwards and forwards very quickly by way of ostentation.
Page 11 - Blundeville, cavetfan, or head-ftraine) with reins. He is faddled, then led forth with a long rein, and, in due time, lunged, or led around a ring, upon fome foft ground. As foon as he has become tolerably quiet, he is mounted, a proper mouth and carriage given, and his paces taught. When...
Page 23 - ... so that this great hero drooped like a scabbed sheep. Him his contemporary Theseus succeeded in the bear-garden, which honour he held for many years. This grand duellist went to Hell, and was the only one of that sort that ever came back again. As for Achilles and Hector (as the ballads of those times mention), they were pretty smart fellows; they fought at sword and buckler; but the former had much the better of it, his mother, who...

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