The New sporting magazine, Volume 30

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Page 270 - But, look, the morn in russet mantle clad, Walks o'er the dew of yon high eastern hill.
Page 49 - Know ye the land of the cedar and vine, Where the flowers ever blossom, the beams ever shine ; Where the light wings of Zephyr, oppressed with perfume, Wax faint o'er the gardens of Gul in her bloom...
Page 403 - ... above or below the main wales, exclusive of all manner of doubling planks that may be wrought upon the sides of the ship ; then multiplying the length of the keel by the breadth so taken, and that product by half the breadth, and dividing the whole by ninetyfour, the quotient shall be deemed the true contents of the tonnage.
Page 191 - ... and steps that led to a room about six feet square, comfortably ceiled with plank, containing a small fire-place the flue of which was ingeniously conducted above ground and concealed by the straw. The inmates took the alarm and made their escape ; but Mr. Adams and his excellent dogs being put upon the trail, soon run down and secured one of them, which proved to be a negro fellow who had been out about a year.
Page 119 - Won by a length and a half, a neck between the second and third. — The winner was sold to Mr Percival for 130gs, and Mr Ramsay claimed Rosalind. A Hunters' Steeple Chase Plate of 50 sov.
Page 188 - Won by half a length, a length between the second and third, and a neck between the third and fourth.
Page 191 - A runaway's den was discovered on Sunday, near the Washington Spring, in a little patch of woods, where it had been for several months so artfully concealed under ground, that it was detected only by accident, though in sight of two or three houses, and near the road and fields where there has been constant daily passing. The entrance was concealed by a pile of pine straw, representing a...
Page 174 - Queen's Plate Course. — The horses start at the Charlton Down to the north-west of the Stand, run over to the east of the Clump, go...
Page 403 - ... the breadth, the remainder shall be esteemed the just length of the keel to find the tonnage ; and the breadth shall be taken from the outside of the outside plank in the broadest...
Page 403 - Ship, be it either above or below the Main Wales, exclusive of all manner of doubling Planks that may be wrought upon the Sides of the Ship; then multiplying the Length of the Keel by the Breadth so taken, and that Product by Half the Breadth, and dividing the whole by Ninety-four, the Quotient shall be deemed the true Contents of the Tonnage.

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