Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes, Том 28

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Стр. 245 - Superficial observers look upon this game as a mere amusement, and consider it mere play ; but men of more exalted views see in it a means of learning promptitude and decision. It tests the value of a man, and strengthens the bonds of friendship. Strong men learn in playing this game the art of riding, and the animals learn to perform feats of agility and to obey the reins.
Стр. 251 - Before the house there was a very fair place to the quantity of some ten acres of ground, made very plain ; so the King went down, and when he had taken his horse, the drums and trumpets sounded ; there was twelve horsemen in all with the King ; so they divided themselves six on the one side, and six on the other ; having in their hands long rods of wood, about the bigness of a man's finger, and at one end of the rods a piece of wood nailed on like unto a hammer. After they were divided and turned...
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Стр. 32 - The right-hand man to the left-hand said, As down in the vale we went, " Harden your heart like a millstone, Ned, And set your face as flint; Solid and tall is the rasping wall That stretches before us yonder; You must have it at speed or not at all, 'Twere better to halt than to ponder...
Стр. 52 - A head like a snake, and a skin like a mouse, An eye like a woman, bright, gentle, and brown, With loins and a back that would carry a house, And quarters to lift him smack over a town...
Стр. 237 - True indeed are the words which Mr. HC Bentley aptly sings :— For the daring turn and the skilful stroke, The ever-quickening stride, The ring of the stirrup, the clash of the stick, And the rush of the furious ride...

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