# Horses, Horsemen and Stable-management

Routledge, 1908 - 276 σελίδες

### Περιεχόμενα

 PART I 7 PART II 40 TOM CANNON 74 GENtlemenRidERS 84 PART IV 97
 THE RACING CHRONOMETER 103 SADDLES 121 GIRTHS 142 SPURS ANCIENT AND MODERN 162

### Δημοφιλή αποσπάσματα

Σελίδα 183 - Illustrated Horse Doctor. Being an Accurate and Detailed Account, accompanied by more than 400 Pictorial Representations, characteristic of the various Diseases to which the Equine Race are subjected ; together with the latest Mode of Treatment, and all the requisite Prescriptions written in Plain English By EDWARD MAYHEW, MRCVS 8vo.
Σελίδα 37 - If two triangles have two angles of the one equal to two angles of the other, each to each, and one side equal to one side, viz.
Σελίδα 48 - Twas merry in the glowing morn, among the gleaming grass, To wander as we've wandered many a mile, And blow the cool tobacco cloud, and watch the white wreaths pass, Sitting loosely in the saddle all the while. 'Twas merry 'mid the blackwoods, when we spied the station roofs, To wheel the wild scrub cattle at the yard, With a running fire of stockwhips and a fiery run of hoofs ; Oh ! the hardest day was never then too hard ! Aye! we had a glorious gallop after "Starlight" and his gang, When they...
Σελίδα 36 - If, at a point in a straight line, two other straight lines upon the opposite sides of it, make the adjacent angles, together equal to two right angles, these two straight lines shall be in one and the same straight line.
Σελίδα 37 - If a straight line be divided into any two parts, the square on the whole line is equal to the sum of the squares on the two parts, together with twice the rectangle contained by the parts.
Σελίδα 38 - State the conditions of equilibrium of a body floating freely in a liquid. A rectangular log of wood of square section floats in water with 2 inches of its thickness above the surface.
Σελίδα 48 - And Mostyn - poor Frank Mostyn - died at last a fearful wreck, In 'the horrors,' at the Upper Wandinong, And Carisbrooke, the rider, at the Horsefall broke his neck, Faith! the wonder was he saved his neck so long! Ah! those days and nights we squandered at the Logans' in the glen The Logans, man and wife, have long been dead.
Σελίδα 47 - ROBBERY UNDER ARMS : A Story of Life and Adventure in the Bush and in the Goldfields of Australia. THE MINER'S RIGHT. THE SQUATTER'S DREAM. A SYDNEY-SIDE SAXON. A COLONIAL REFORMER. - - NEVERMORE. 3 vols. Cr. 8vo. 3i^. 6d. BURNETT (Frances Hodgson).-H AWORTH'S. Globe 8vo. 2s. - LOUISIANA, and THAT LASS o* LOWRIE'S.
Σελίδα 170 - In the time of Ben Jonson, in consequence of the interruptions to Divine Service, occasioned by the ringing of the spurs worn by people walking and transacting business in cathedrals, especially in St.
Σελίδα 26 - until he has attended four sessions of not less than thirty weeks each, and also has satisfied the Court of Examiners of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, which is totally distinct from the Educational Staff.