The Sporting review, ed. by 'Craven'.

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John William Carleton
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Page 354 - Of one that loved not wisely but too well ; Of one not easily jealous, but being wrought Perplex'd in the extreme ; of one whose hand, Like the base Indian, threw a pearl away Richer than all his tribe ; of one whose subdued eyes, Albeit unused to the melting mood, Drop tears as fast as the Arabian trees Their medicinal gum.
Page 253 - You conceive that what is worth doing at all is worth doing well...
Page 74 - ... the common gaol or house of correction (with or without hard labour), as to the justice or justices shall seem meet, for any term not exceeding two calendar months...
Page 152 - ... betting with persons resorting thereto ; or for the purpose of any money or valuable thing being received by or on behalf of such owner...
Page 233 - Stakes, to carry 71ba. extra ; those by stallions or out of mares that never bred a winner allowed 31bs. ; Ditch Mile.
Page 149 - The latent tracts, the giddy heights, explore Of all who blindly creep, or sightless soar; Eye Nature's walks, shoot Folly as it flies, And catch the manners living as they rise; Laugh where we must, be candid where we can; But vindicate the ways of God to man.
Page 111 - For age but tastes of pleasures, youth devours. The hare in pastures or in plains is found, Emblem of human life ; who runs the round, And, after all his wandering ways are done, His circle fills, and ends where he begun, Just as the setting meets the rising sun.
Page 455 - Like birds whose beauties languish, half concealed, Till mounted on the wing their glossy plumes Expanded, shine with azure, green, and gold, How blessings brighten as they take their flight ! 3.
Page 152 - No house, office, room, or other place shall be opened, kept, or used for the purpose of the owner, occupier, or keeper thereof, or any person using the same, or any person procured or employed by or acting for or on behalf of such owner, occupier, or keeper, or person using the same, or of any person having the care or management or in any manner conducting the business thereof betting with persons resorting thereto...
Page 440 - Approach : behold this marble. Know ye not The features? Hath not oft his faithful tongue Told you the fashion of your own estate, The secrets of your bosom?

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