sport


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It is the cowardly sport of a cowardly people," he said.
I have seen the bull slaughtered," said John Harned "I will now see the horse slaughtered, so that I may understand more fully the fine points of this noble sport.
On another most blissful morning, these four gentlemen partook of the amusement of rat-hunting in a barn, than which sport Rawdon as yet had never seen anything more noble.
Then they collect round the pack in the corner and talk with Tom Moody of past sport, and the merits of Sniveller and Diamond, and of the state of the country and of the wretched breed of foxes.
Jim has given up that sport himself and confines himself to a little harmless duck- or snipe-shooting, or a little quiet trifling with the rats during the Christmas holidays, after which he will return to the University and try and not be plucked, once more.
Low sports, such as prizefighting or Spanish bull-fights, are a sign of barbarity.
The Good Sport was, so to speak, an outsize in Good Sports.
I'm sure,' said the Good Sport, languishingly, like a sentimental siege-gun, 'that if I had ever met Mr Chalmers before I shouldn't have forgotten him.
The Good Sport said she was crazy about Englishmen.
The Good Sport said that she was crazy about the English accent.
Looking back on the evening later and reviewing its leading features, Lord Dawlish came to the conclusion that he never completely recovered from the first shock of the Good Sport.
As for the Good Sport, she was larger, blonder, and more exuberant than ever and she was addressing someone as 'Bill'.