The Sporting review, ed. by 'Craven'., Volume 16

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John William Carleton

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Page 395 - And thou, sweet Poetry, thou loveliest maid, Still first to fly where sensual joys invade; Unfit, in these degenerate times of shame, To catch the heart or strike for honest fame...
Page 31 - Friendship, like love, is but a name, Unless to one you stint the flame. The child, whom many fathers share, Hath seldom known a father's care.
Page 187 - From the very superior style in which she took her gallop on the previous Wednesday, betting was greatly in her favour ; her closeseated riding astonished the beholders, and inspired a general confidence in her success. Not less than £200,000 were pending upon this match." The following letter shortly afterwards appeared in the York Herald, which shows the pleasantry, as well as the pluck, of the lady. We ought to mention that Mr. Flint was brother-in-law to the intrepid horsewoman, having married...
Page 12 - The gold Vase, given by her Majesty, added to a Sweepstakes of 20 sov. each, for three yrs old, 7st 71b, four, 8st 10lb, five, six, and aged, 9st 3115; m.
Page 150 - My heart's in the Highlands, my heart is not here, My heart's in the Highlands, a-chasing the deer; A-chasing the wild deer, and following the roe, My heart's in the Highlands wherever I go...
Page 42 - Brighton, six years old, 8st. 51h. (100 sovs.) (Flatman) . . 0 5 to 2 against Green Pea, 4 to 1 each against Headsman and New Brighton, and 5 to 1 against the winner. Won by a length. Green Pea third, Headsman fourth. The Stand Plate of 50 sovs., added to a Sweepstakes of 5 sovs. each : three years old 7>t., four 8st., five 8st.
Page 101 - Won by half a length ; two lengths between the second and third. The Great Yorkshire Handicap of 25 sovs. each, 15 ft., and 5 only if declared, &c., with...
Page 10 - Pcrgama f. Won by a length, and half a length between the second and third. The winner was claimed. Three Hundred Sovereigns, the gift of the Great Western Railway Company, added to a Handicap Sweepstakes of 10 sovs. each, for three yean old and upwards; the owner of the second horse to receive 50 sovs.
Page 94 - ... but it is only within the last five or six years that the profession have come to appreciate the great truths which he labored to establish.
Page 33 - Sweepstakes of 20 sov. each, and only 5 ft. if declared by ten o'clock the evening before running, to go to the owner of the second horse, for three yrs old and upwards; TYC...

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