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121. oldal - ENCYCLOPAEDIA of RURAL SPORTS ; a complete Account, Historical, Practical, and Descriptive, of Hunting, Shooting, Fishing, Racing, and all other Rural and Athletic Sports and Pastimes. By DP ELAINE. With above 600 Woodcuts (20 from Designs by JOHN LEECH).
121. oldal - Sea-Fisherman: comprising the Chief Methods of Hook and Line Fishing in the British and other Seas, a glance at Nets, and remarks on Boats and Boating. Second Edition, enlarged, with 80 Woodcuts. Post 8vo.
121. oldal - The FLY-FISHER'S ENTOMOLOGY. By ALFRED RONALDS. With coloured Representations of the Natural and Artificial Insect. Sixth Edition ; with 20 coloured Plates.
126. oldal - ... ten second or third class passengers desirous of making pleasure excursions to places on or adjacent to this railway. The tickets will be available for return the same day only, and parties can only proceed and return by the trains which stop at the stations where they wish to join and leave the railway, and having that class -* WATERLOO BRIDGE OR KENSINGTON.
xv. oldal - And indeed it was so ; very quiet, but very grim, our giant looked. "It is the best of three for the last round," quoth he, as he took up earth in his hands to prevent them slipping, reminding us of the preparatory horn practice which the bull indulges himself in on the turf before he charges. This time it is two to one on Robson, who is indeed a very good man, but he is felled nevertheless, and the third time he is likewise felled after a struggle such as the old Greek gods were wont to delight...
xvi. oldal - Greeks, who computed their time by it. The conquerors returned home in a chariot drawn by four horses, and to render the ceremony of their entrance into their native city more imposing, instead of going through the gates, a breach was made in the wall. Ten months exercise at the public gymnasium was necessary before a competitor was allowed to enter the lists, and the wrestlers were in the habit of anointing themselves with oil, to brace their limbs, and to render their bodies slippery. Although...
xv. oldal - ... those mighty arms to be placed around him, and those strong fingers to feel like one in the dark for a certain hold. Now they have gripped at an advantage, and the foe is only waiting for him to have hold likewise. " He has holt ! he has holt ! " see how they grapple and strain.
58. oldal - And leades him on with hope and glad desire, To greater skill and cunning to aspire. FOR THE ROCHE.
205. oldal - ANNUAL DINNER The Annual Dinner of the Society was held at the " Salutation Hotel," Newgate-street, on Wednesday' the 5th of May, Mr. Wm. Leggett in the chair, Major Wells occupied the Vice, supported by Messrs. Thos. Mein (Treasurer), Walter Armstrong (Hon. Sec.), R.
xiv. oldal - The champion here, who was so good as to show us how to ' take hold,' the other day, in his garden, has left his mark indelibly in our back, besides having compressed our ribs so that we cannot breathe right yet. It has come to the last round, and our giant friend has but one foe to deal with — a true son of Anak, as tall if not so big as himself...

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