Sporting Scenes And Sundry Sketches (volume 2); Being The Miscellaneous Writings Of J. Cypress, Jr. [pseud.] by J. CypressSporting Scenes And Sundry Sketches (volume 2); Being The Miscellaneous Writings Of J. Cypress, Jr. [pseud.] by J. Cypress

Sporting Scenes And Sundry Sketches (volume 2); Being The Miscellaneous Writings Of J. Cypress, Jr…

byJ. Cypress

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1842. Excerpt: ... CLASSIC RHAPSODIES. No. n. A ROMAN CHARIOT RACE. BY M. T. CICERO. To the Spirit of the Turf and Soul of the Times. I Send the enclosed with an apology for not translating All the Latin. My plea is, that some friend has miscellaneously borrowed my dictionary. Don't expect, however, to be troubled again, in this way, for I have written to Tully that he has more time to study the people's American than I have to figure out the Consul's Latin, and that the next chapter be all in our vernacular. Yours respectfully, J. Cypress, Jr. That is rather a lame excuse for a man who means to trot fair. What is it but saying " my groom left the stable door open and somebody stole my saddle?"--But what can WE do? will some of the legal branches of our tree of knowledge let a small apple of advice fall into our lap? Seven and sixpence we paid to a night-school-teacher to dig into one of our ministerial imps, how to render an account current of the stuff into our vernacular. We forbear to do more than to add the render--the get. Here it is! " Cicero in Elysium--heathen E--next door to--vide Virgil:--Taking his comfort, "To Porter, of all joys the gentle guardian,--Times chronicler, magnificent and Spirit dear:--Court, Chief, of Wagner and Old Whitenose, Justice of, Master of horse, head Register of Turf, And Jove knows what else not----Taking the shine off every common chariot--With such a drive--L. L. D.--O. K., &c. &c. Ate. " Respectfully and profoundly, " With sentiments of the highest consideration, " Have the honor to be, &c. Cicero, in Elysio, jucunditatem imbibens, Poeteeo, gaudiorum janitori Temporum spiritui, magnifico, carissimo, Stadiorum, Wagnerorum, Bostonium, gubernatori, Equitum omnium magistro registroque Splendorem abstrahenti omnibus loaferibus ordinarii...

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Title:Sporting Scenes And Sundry Sketches (volume 2); Being The Miscellaneous Writings Of J. Cypress, Jr…Format:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.13 inPublished:February 1, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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