The hunting-field, by Harry Hieover

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Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1850 - 221 страници
 

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Страница 12 - Not so the loss. The man of wealth and pride Takes up a space that many poor supplied ; Space for his lake, his park's extended bounds, Space for his horses, equipage, and hounds...
Страница 64 - ... extraordinary feats. Force him to lead a perfectly sedentary life for twelve months ; he might by training and practice again walk well as an ordinary man, but the chances would be very great against his ever again being Mountjoy as he now is. Constant going still enables him to go, and so it does old horses. Young horses, on the contrary, require a considerable length of comparative rest to recover from unusual exertion. They have not been long enough accustomed to it for habit to have familiarised...
Страница 88 - ... thirdly, he is too great a puppy to be taught, that his general demeanour shows ; and, fourthly, he is too impertinent to be borne with as a servant, and that his conduct this morning has shown : if these are not reasons enough for his dismissal, your forbearance and conscience equal in vulcanized india-rubber properties that of a Prime Minister in his selection and retention of servants of government having strong parliamentary interest.
Страница 12 - Where wealth accumulates, and men decay: Princes and lords may flourish, or may fade ; A breath can make them, as a breath has made: But a bold peasantry, their country's pride, When once destroyed, can never be supplied. A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When every rood of ground maintained its man...

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