Baily's Magazine of Sports and Pastimes, Volym 8

Baily Bros., 1864

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Sida 277 - The hunting of that day. The stout Earl of Northumberland A vow to God did make, His pleasure in the Scottish woods Three summer days to take, — The chiefest harts in Chevy-Chase To kill and bear away.
Sida 76 - DEAR Harp of my country ! in darkness I found thee, The cold chain of silence had hung o'er thee long, When proudly, my own Island Harp ! I unbound thee, And gave all thy chords to light, freedom, and song...
Sida 79 - Conqueror and captive of the earth art thou ! She trembles at thee still, and thy wild name Was ne'er more bruited in men's minds than now That thou art nothing...
Sida 72 - The tear forgot as soon as shed, The sunshine of the breast: Theirs buxom health, of rosy hue, Wild wit, invention ever new, And lively cheer, of vigour born ; The thoughtless day, the easy night, The spirits pure, the slumbers light, That fly th
Sida 355 - Gooral are generally found feeding at dawn and near sunset, lying under bushes and rocks during the day. They frequent the steepest grass-covered hills and rugged ground, and never forsake a district, however much they may be disturbed. When alarmed they give a peculiar hissing grunt. The surrow, also a kind of chamois, stands about...
Sida 284 - ... human nature ; under no great temptation to crime, but daily giving way to selfishness and ill-temper, till its conduct towards those dependent on it sometimes amounts to a tyranny of which one would rather be the victim than the inflicter.
Sida 348 - My joy was in the Wilderness, to breathe The difficult air of the iced mountain's top, Where the birds dare not build, nor insect's wing Flit o'er the herbless granite...
Sida 136 - PRENTICES TO DEATH, AND HID THEM IN THE COAL-HOLE. For her mind Shaped strictest plans of discipline. Sage schemes! Such as Lycurgus taught, when at the shrine Of the Orthyan goddess he bade flog The little Spartans; such as erst chastised Our Milton, when at college.
Sida 356 - He is a dangerous customer for dogs to bring to bay, often killing and maiming several with his horns before being pulled down. The ibex of the Himalaya takes the foremost place amongst the varied game of that district, being the largest of the goat species. The male measures fortytwo inches in height at the shoulder, and is about five feet in length, including the head. The female is very small in comparison. The horns of the buck vary from three feet to fifty inches in length, and from eight to...
Sida 353 - Mussoorie was nearly empty, the season not having yet commenced ; but it is generally very full from April to October, after which time the visitors return to the low country, scarcely any one remaining on the hills during the winter. The first view of the Himalayas from the north side of the Landour ridge is, I believe, scarcely to be equalled for grandeur. Wave upon wave of snowy ranges, surmounted by majestic peaks of every conceivable shape, rise from the dark dense forest below, clearly and...

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