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, Volume 19

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Rogerson & Tuxford, 1827 - Hunting
 

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Page 115 - The bruised reed He shall not break, and the smoking flax He shall not quench, until He shall bring forth judgment to victory.
Page 295 - The daily labours of the bee Awake my soul to industry : Who can observe the careful ant, And not provide for future want ? My dog (the trustiest of his kind) With gratitude inflames my mind : I mark his true, his faithful way, And in my service copy Tray.
Page 115 - ... which, issuing from the Forum of Rome, traversed Italy, pervaded the provinces, and were terminated only by the frontiers of the empire. If we carefully trace the distance from the wall of Antoninus to Rome, and from thence to Jerusalem, it will be found that the great chain of communication, from the north-west to the south-east point of the empire, was drawn out to the length of four thousand and eighty Roman miles.
Page 115 - All these cities were connected with each other, and with the capital, by the public highways, which, issuing from the Forum of Rome, traversed Italy, pervaded the provinces, and were terminated only by the frontiers of the empire.
Page 308 - Lulled in the countless chambers of the brain, Our thoughts are linked by many a hidden chain. Awake but one, and lo, what myriads rise ! * Each stamps its image as the other flies.
Page 378 - Tis with our judgments as our watches, none Go just alike, yet each believes his own.
Page 115 - Mountains were perforated, and bold arches thrown over the broadest and most rapid streams. -The middle part of the road was raised into a terrace, which commanded the adjacent country, consisted of several strata of sand, gravel, and cement, and was paved with large stones, or in some places near the capital with granite.
Page 118 - London, was so deep and miry, that many perils and hazards were thereby occasioned, as well to the king's carriages passing that way as to those of his subjects ; he therefore ordained two vessels, each of twenty tons' burden, to be employed at his expense, for bringing stones for paving and mending the same.
Page 120 - ... before his rebellious subjects, he and all his followers were on horseback ; his mother only, who was indisposed, rode in a carriage. This, however, became afterwards somewhat unfashionable, when that monarch's queen, Ann, the daughter of the emperor Charles IV, showed the English ladies how gracefully and conveniently she could ride on a side-saddle. Whirlicotes therefore were disused, except at coronations and other public solemnities.* Coaches were first known in England about the year 1580,...
Page 115 - They united the subjects of the most distant provinces by an easy and familiar intercourse; out their primary object had been to facilitate the marches of the legions; nor was any country considered as completely subdued, till it had been rendered, in all its parts, pervious to the arms and authority of the conqueror.

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