The Sporting review, ed. by 'Craven'.

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John William Carleton
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Page 285 - I see before me the Gladiator lie : He leans upon his hand ; his manly brow Consents to death, but conquers agony, And his drooped head sinks gradually low : And through his side the last drops, ebbing slow From the red gash, fall heavy, one by one, Like the first of a thunder-shower ; and now The arena swims around him ; he is gone, Ere ceased the inhuman shout which hailed the wretch who won.
Page 253 - And marshal me to knavery: Let it work; For 'tis the sport, to have the engineer Hoist with his own petar...
Page 74 - Sir, — Having laid before my Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, your letter of the...
Page 133 - Woe worth the chase, woe worth the day, That cost thy life, my gallant gray!
Page 131 - LORD hardened the heart of Pharaoh king of Egypt, and he pursued after the children of Israel: and the children of Israel went out with an high hand. But the Egyptians pursued after them, all the horses and chariots of Pharaoh, and his horsemen, and his army, and overtook them encamping by the sea, beside Pi-hahiroth, before Baal-zephon.
Page 131 - And a chariot came up and went out of Egypt for six hundred shekels of silver, and an horse for an hundred and fifty. And so for all the kings of the Hittites, and for the kings of Syria, did they bring them out by their means.
Page 269 - As may with sweetness, through mine ear, Dissolve me into ecstasies, And bring all Heaven before mine eyes. And may at last my weary age Find out the peaceful hermitage...
Page 175 - Be it a weakness, it deserves some praise, We love the play-place of our early days. The scene is touching, and the heart is stone That feels not at that sight, and feels at none.
Page 135 - When we consider that all coachmen, grooms, jockeys, " et hoc genus omne," stop, have stopped, and will stop at inns until time or ale is no more, no surprise need be excited at their thinking what was sauce for the goose was sauce for the gander...
Page 370 - Beholding all, yet of them unespyde. There' he did see that pleased much his sight, That even he...

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