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  2. A Slashing Fight between Hawkes and Eden, both of Birmingham, for £25 a-side.

    On Monday last these men met at Warton Orton, near Birmingham, to contend for the above-named stages. They, weighed tho morning previous to fighting, and came within the ...

    Article : 743 words
  3. Opening of the Session of 1852.

    At noon, on Tuesday, the guns from the Port Phillip battery announced the approach of His Excellency the Governor General to the House, at which he was ...

    Article : 1,716 words
  4. English Sporting News.

    We have received no official account of this fight, which took place on Tuesday last at Cross Ends, about five miles from Belper, Derbyshire, but we gather from various sources that ...

    Article : 937 words
  5. To the Editors of Bell's Life in Sydney.

    Gentlemen,—The following lines, dedicated (without permission) to the authors of "The Stormy Petrel" and "Albatross" have been handed me by my friend whose name is appended ...

    Article : 317 words
  6. The Unsuccessful Man; or, Passages in the Life of Tilbury Nogo, Esq.

    "Bring forth the horse—the horse was brought. In truth he was a noble steed, Who lookod as though, the speed of thought Were in his limbs—but he was wild! ...

    Article : 2,450 words
  7. Miscellaneous Extracts.

    A Cure for Duelling.—In a neighbouring patish, a few weeks ago, two hot-brained youths met in a tavern and, after much debate concrening a young lady, with whom they were ...

    Article : 580 words
  8. The True Sportsman.

    The true sportsman is invariably, in the fullest acceptation of the torm, a real good fellow. Animated by no selfish motives; impelled by no resolutions which approach the character of ...

    Article : 1,441 words

    In the days of my youth, when a black moustache curled, where now you see the hoary beard of the winter's age, I seldom passed a night withing my father's hut; but sallying out with ...

    Article : 1,170 words



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