The New sporting magazine, Volym 55

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Sida 95 - In my time my poor father was as diligent to teach me to shoot, as to learn me any other thing, and so I think other men did their children : he taught me how to draw, how to lay my body in my bow, and not to draw with strength of arms as divers other nations do, but with strength of the body.
Sida 401 - Most of them recorded nothing else of the buried person, but that he was born upon one day, and died upon another; the whole history of his life being comprehended in those two circumstances that are common to all mankind. I could not but look upon these registers of existence, whether of brass or marble, as a kind of satire upon the departed persons ; who had left no other memorial of them, but that they were born, and that they died.
Sida 201 - ... that their hose is of, their garters being bands or wreaths of hay or straw ; with a plaid about their shoulders, which is a mantle of diverse colours, much finer and lighter stuff than their hose ; with blue flat caps on their heads ; a handkerchief, knit with two knots, about their necks : and thus are they attired.
Sida 272 - To frame the little animal, provide All the gay hues that wait on female pride : Let Nature guide thee ; sometimes golden wire The shining bellies of the fly require ; The peacock's plumes thy tackle must not fail, Nor the dear purchase of the sable's tail. Each gaudy bird some slender tribute brings, And lends the growing insect proper wings : Silks of all colours must their aid impart, And every fur promote the fisher's art.
Sida 208 - ... shall be guilty of a misdemeanour, and being convicted thereof shall be liable at the discretion of the court to be imprisoned for any term not exceeding two years, with or without hard labour.
Sida 172 - Know all the good that individuals find, Or God and nature meant to mere mankind. Reason's whole pleasure, all the joys of sense, Lie in three words, — health, peace, and competence.
Sida 272 - ... fail, Nor the dear purchase of the sable's tail. Each gaudy bird some slender tribute brings, And lends the growing insect proper wings : Silks of all colours must their aid impart, And every fur promote the fisher's art So the gay lady, with expensive care, Borrows the pride of land, of sea, and air ; Furs, pearls, and plumes, the glittering thing displays, Dazzles our eyes, and easy hearts betrays.
Sida 202 - ... then, when day is come, the lords and gentlemen of their companies do ride or go to the said places, sometimes wading up to the...
Sida 356 - Smith, in his History of Kerry, relates, that a poor man in that country got a comfortable subsistence for his family, during a summer of famine, out of an eagle's nest, by robbing the eaglets of food, which was plentifully supplied by the old ones. He protracted their assiduity beyond the usual time, by clipping the wings, and retarding the flight of the young...
Sida 348 - The brave man is not he who feels no fear, . For that were stupid and irrational, But he, whose noble soul its fear subdues, And bravely dares the danger nature shrinks from.

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