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Página 383 - COL. HAWKER'S INSTRUCTIONS to YOUNG SPORTSMEN in all that relates to Guns and Shooting.
Página 77 - Ancient of days ! august Athena ! where, Where are thy men of might ? thy grand in soul ? Gone — glimmering through the dream of things that were: First in the race that led to Glory's goal, They won, and pass'd away — is this the whole?
Página 456 - Their pointed bristles stare, or 'mong the tufts Of ranker weeds, each stomach-healing plant Curious they crop, sick, spiritless, forlorn. These inauspicious days, on other cares Employ thy precious hours; the improving friend With open arms embrace, and from his lips Glean science, seasoned with good-natured wit.
Página 29 - ... and a belt of variegated worsted, from which are suspended the knife, tobacco-pouch, and other implements. Their language is of the same piebald character, being a French patois, embroidered with Indian and English words and phrases.
Página 234 - ... if he has to make play, or he will run the slower, and jade the sooner for the want of it. " The phrase at Newmarket is, that you should pull your horse to ease him in his running. When horses are in their great distress in running, they cannot bear that visible manner of pulling as looked for by many of the sportsmen ; he should be enticed to ease himself an inch a time, as his situation will allow.
Página 207 - And past those settlers' haunts the eye might roam Where earth's unliving silence all would seem ; Save where on rocks the beaver built his dome, Or buffalo remote low'd far from human home. But silent not that adverse eastern path,. Which saw Aurora's hills th...
Página 44 - Won by half a length, a head between the second and third. The winner was bought in for 105gs.
Página 96 - Mar£chal de Montrevel whose renown became so unhappily celebrated during the persecutions which followed the revocation of the edict of Nantes. He was the intimate friend of Baville, but less of a cringing courtier, although quite as ardent and inflexible as the Intendent of Languedoc had proved himself, and who left to his heirs, together with an immense fortune, a memory execrated by the descendants of those families who have suffered from his cruelties. At an early age the Marquis de Montrevel...
Página 160 - The Minstr.el tried his simple art, But distant far was Ellen's heart. XII. ALICE BRAND. Merry it is in the good green wood, When the mavis * and merle t are singing, When the deer sweeps by, and the hounds are in cry, And the hunter's horn is ringing.