The Boy's Own Book: A Complete Encyclopædia of Sports and Pastimes : Athletic, Scientific, and Recreative

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Crosby Lockwood, 1880 - Всего страниц: 726
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Стр. 293 - The friction must be continued under the blanket or over the dry clothing. Promote the warmth of the body by the application of hot flannels, bottles, or bladders of hot water, heated bricks, &c., to the pit of the stomach, the arm-pits, between the thighs, and to the soles of the feet.
Стр. 293 - On the restoration of life, a teaspoonful of warm. water should be given; and then, if the power of swallowing has returned, small quantities of wine, -warm brandy and water, or coffee should be administered. The patient should be kept in bed, and a disposition to sleep encouraged.
Стр. 292 - Then turn down the patient's arms, and press them gently and firmly for two seconds against the sides of the chest (this is with the object of pressing air out of the lungs : pressure on the breast-bone will aid this).
Стр. 60 - Beside yon straggling fence that skirts the way, With blossom'd furze unprofitably gay, There in his noisy mansion, skilled to rule, The village master taught his little school. A man severe he was, and stern to view; I knew him well, and every truant knew...
Стр. 76 - To wake the soul by tender strokes of art, To raise the genius, and to mend the heart ; To make mankind, in conscious virtue bold, Live o'er each scene, and be what they behold : For this the tragic Muse first trod the stage...
Стр. 152 - ... player winning his third stroke, the score is called 40 for that player; and the fourth stroke won by either player is scored game for that player ; except as below : — If both players have won three strokes, the score is called deuce ; and the next stroke won by cither player is scored advantage for that player.
Стр. 111 - It shall not be lawful for either party during a match, without the consent of the other, to alter the ground by rolling, watering, covering, mowing, or beating, except at the commencement of each innings, when the ground shall be swept and rolled, unless the side next going in object to it.
Стр. 600 - The room where it is at present exhibited has an inner apartment, within which appears the figure of a Turk, as large as life, dressed after the Turkish fashion, sitting behind a chest of three feet and a half in length, two feet in breadth, and two feet and a half in height, to which it is attached by the wooden seat on which it sits.
Стр. 458 - If 100 stones are placed in a straight line, at the distance of a yard from each other ; how far must a person travel, to bring them one by one to a box placed at the distance of a yard from the first stone 1 QUEST.
Стр. 152 - Either player loses a stroke if the ball touch him, or anything that he wears or carries, except his racket in the act of striking; or if he touch the...

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