Sporting Magazine: Or, Monthly Calendar of the Transactions of the Turf, the Chase and Every Other Diversion Interesting to the Man of Pleasure, Enterprize, and Spirit, Band 1

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Rogerson & Tuxford, 1793
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Seite 319 - If odds are laid without mentioning the horse before it is over, it must be determined as the bets were at the time of making it. Bets made in running are not determined till the plate is won, if that heat is not mentioned at the time of betting.
Seite 287 - ... notions of permanent property in wild creatures; and both productive of the same tyranny to the commons; but with this difference, that the...
Seite 15 - ... an expert agageer will kill three out of one herd. If the...
Seite 15 - ... side ; and while he engages the elephant's attention upon the horse, the footman behind gives him a drawn stroke just above the heel, or what in man is called the tendon of Achilles. This is the critical moment ; the horseman immediately wheels round, and takes his companion up behind him, and rides off...
Seite 61 - And it is hereby enacted and declared, that all and every person and persons, not having lands and tenements or some other estate of inheritance in his own or his wife's right of the clear yearly value of one hundred pounds per annum, or for term of life...
Seite 187 - Meeting in each year, and the acceptance must be signified, or the Whip resigned, before the end of the same Meeting. If challenged for and accepted in the Spring, to be run for on the Tuesday in the Second October Meeting following ; and if in the October, on the Thursday in the First Spring Meeting following, BC weight 10st, and to stake 200 sov.
Seite 16 - ... branch of a tree which the elephant had bent by his weight, and after passing, allowed it to replace itself, when it knocked down both the riders, and very much hurt the horse. This, indeed, is the great danger in...
Seite 140 - This is an inftrument of a very fimple conflru&ion, being no other than a piece of oak or deal inch board, one foot in length, and an inch and a half in breadth, tapering a little to one end ; at the broader end are two holes, running longitudinally, through which the collar of the dog is put ; and the whole is buckled round his neck ; the piece of wood being projected beyond his nofe, is then fattened with a piece of leather thong to his under jaw.
Seite 17 - God's sake to spare the mother, though it was then too late ; and the calf had made several rude attacks upon me, which I avoided without difficulty ; but I am happy to this day, in the reflection that I did not strike it.
Seite 324 - When once the fhooter can accuftom himfelf to let the fnipe fly away, without his being in hafte or alarmed, he will find that the flight is not more difficult to follow, than that of the quail ; and it is better to let him fly to...

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