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N° LXIII. THURSDAY, APRIL 10, 1755.

IT NATI NATORUM, ET QUI NASCENTUR AB ILLIS.

VIRG.

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FROM A LONG LINE OF GRANDAMS DRAWS HIS BLOOD,
AND COUNTS HIS GREAT GRLAT GRANDSIRES TROM THE FLOOD.

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TO MR. TOWN.

in imitation of that famous one on the

Duke of Newcastle's monument,' that CÁMBRIDGE, APRIL 4.

"all the Sons were remarkable Stal. F you are a true sportsman, and have • lions, and all the Daughters excellent the honour of the Turf at heart, you

• Breeders.' must have observed with the utmost con- The pedigree of our race. horses have cern a late account in the news-papers, been always preserved with as much that WHITE Nose died at Doncaster care ard exactness as the Tree of Leof a mortification in his foot. An ar- scent among the family of a Spanish ticle of this nature, and at such a time, grandee or Polish nobleman ; nor does muft Itrike a damp on all gentlemen the Welchman derive greater honour breeders ; and for my part I cannot help from proving himfelf the fiftieth coufin looking on the present races at New to Cadwallader or Cara&acus through market as funeral games in honour of a long line of David Ap Shenkins, Ap the memory of White Nose. The Morgans, Ap Powells, Ap Prices, than death of a stallion of such consequence the horse by being half brother to the is a public calamity to all Knowing Ones Godolphin Barb, or full coulin by the in the kingdom ; nor does such an ac- dam's side to the Bloody Shoulder'd Ara. çident bring with it the least confolation; bian. The Romans were no less curia especially fince it is not the famion to ons in the breed of their horses, 'and Pit the lives of horses, as well as men, paid the greatelt honours to those that against each other,

beat the whole Circus hollow. They Italian grey-hounds, Dutch lap-dogs, even erected monuments to their memo monkeys, and maccaws, have been lo- ry; of which Lypfius gives us the fol. noured with monuments and epitaphs. lowing remarkable instance. Clarif: But a race-horte as much surpailes these fimè lapis vetus, quem Romæ olim vidi insignificant animals, as White Nose et exfcripfi. Jo medio vir eft, qui was superior to a pack. horse: and I dextrâ baculum, finiftra pabulum tecannot but think, that an obelisk (with net: extrinsecus duo funt affilientes a proper inscription drawn by Muffieurs equi cum geminà inscriptione ; AQUIHeber and Pond) Tould be erected near Lo, Nepos AQUILONIS vicit cxxx. Devil's Ditch or Choak Jade on New- ' fecundas tulit Ixxxviii. tertias tulit market Heath, in honour to his me- xxxvii.--Altera,-HIRPINUS, Nepos mory. With what astonishment inight ' AQUILONIS vicit cxiv. secundas tuwe then read of his powerful deep rate, slit Ivi. tertias tulit xxxvi. Habes hy which all the hortes that ran against itaque ipfum hì- HIRPINUM, atque hiin were no. quhere? With wilai rap- i adeò ejus Avum AQUILONEM.'' I ture mould we then recount his rapid could with that the same honours were victories in the field, (more surprising paid to our horses: I would at least prothan thole of the Duke of Marlborou: a) pose, that the names, pedigrees, and a hy which he won Tewkesbury, won Tiit of the plates won by victorious Cnipping-Norton, won Lincoln, won horses, should be infcribed on the posts York, de? But, above all, we should of all courtes where they have made admira ihe noble Blood which flowed themelves famous. Thefe inemorials in his veins, and with reverence con- might serve to perpetuate the renowni of template the illuitrious names of his our racers, and would furnith pofterity great, great, great, great grandfires and with a more compleat history of the Turf grandans. There is not the least flaw than the Sportiman's Calendar. in the Biod of White Nofe's ami. You will undoubtedly observe, Mr. ly: and his epitaph might conclude, Town, that in the extract concerning

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horses, with which I have just presented pends at least as often on the rider as you from Lypfius, a man is also men- the horse. tuned; the account of whom would, if I cannot help agreeing with Lady modernized, fun in the following terms: Pentwe:zle in the farce, tha: if there • In the middle of the monument stood was as much care taken in the breed • a man with a whip in his right-hand, • of the human species, as there is in " and a feed of corn in his left. Hence that of dogs and horses, we should it appears, that the Romans intended to . not have so many puny half-formed do honour to the charioteer as well as • animals as we daily fee among us: the horses; and it is a pity that we do and every thorough sportsman very well not aiío imitate them in this particular, knows, that as much art is required in and pay equal respect to our Jockeys. bringing up a Jockey, as the beast he is The chariot-race was not inore cele to ride. In every respect the same care brated ainong the ancients, than the must be had to keep him in wind; and horse-race is at present; and the Circus he must be in like manner dieted, put at Rome never drew together fo noble in sweats, and exercised, to bring him an assembly as the modern Course. Nor down to a proper weight. Much dedo I see any reason why Theron fhould pends upon the fize of the man as well be more applauded for carrving off the as horse: for a rider of the fame dimenprize at Elis or Pifa, than Tom Marshal fions with a grenadier would no more be for winning the plate at York or New. fit to come upon the Turf as a Jockey, market. The charioteers of oid were, than an aukward thing taken out of the indeed, composed of the greatest princes Mafts of a dray could ever appear at the and persons of the first rank, who prided starting-post as a race-horle. This is themselves on their dexterity on manag. obvious to every one; and I could not ing the reins, and driving their own help tmsling at what my landlord at the chariots. In this they have been imi. White Bear faid the other day to a little cated by several of our modern gentry, fellow.commoner of St. John's, (who who value themselves on being excellent would fain be thought a Knowing One) coachmen: and it is with infinite plea- by way of compliment~ My worthy fure that I bave lately observed persons matter,' said the landlord, it is a ottathion at all races affc& the diets and • thousand pities you Mould be a gownsmanners of grooms. And as gentle. man, when you would have made fucla men, like the ancient charioeers, begin ' a special postboy or Jockey.! to enter the race themselves, and ride My chief inducement to write to you their own horses, it is probable, that at present, Mr. Town, was to desire we fall foon see the best Jockeys among you to use your endeavours to bring the the firit of our nobility.

Jockey into equal esteem with the animal That the encomiums of the horse he beltrides; and to beg, that you would thould lo frequently, be enlarged on, promote the settling an eltablished scheme without entering into the prailes of the for the preservation of his breed. In Jockey, is indeed something wonderful; order to this I would humbly propose, when we consider how much the beast is that a ftud for the Jockey should be im. under his direction, and that the itrength mediately built near the stables at News and fleetness of Victorious or Driver market; that their genealogies Mould would be of no use without the skill and be duly registered; that the breed Mould honesty of the rider. Large fums have be crossed as occasion might require, and been loft by an horse running, acci. that the best horsemen, and of the lightdentally without doubt, on the wrong eft weights, should intei marry with the fide of the post; and we Knowing Ones, full filters of those who had won mot Mr. Town, have frequently seen great plates; and, in a word, the same medexterity and management exerted, in thods used for the improvement of the contriving that one of the best horses in Jockeys as their horses. I have here sent the field mould be distanced. The you the exact pedigree of a famous Jockey has, indeed, so great a sharc in Jockey, taken with all that care just now čbe success of the race, that every man prescribed : and I doubt not, if my scheme who has ever betred five pounds is ac- was universally put in execution, but we quainted with his consequence; and does Mould excel allother nations in our horseDus want to be told, that the victory de. men, as we already do in our horses.

N° LXIII. THURSDAY, APRIL 10, 1755.

IT NATI NATORUM, ET QUI NASCENTUR AB ILLIS.

VIRG.

FROM A LONG LINE OF GRANDAMS DRAWS HIS BLOOD,
AND COUNTS HIS GREAT GRLAT GRANDSIRES FROM THE FLOOD.

TO MR. TOWN.

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in imitation of that famous one on the

Duke of Newcastle's monument, ' that CAMERIDGE, APRIL 4.

.. all the Sons' were remarkable Stal. I

F you are a true sportsinan, and have ' lions, and all the Daughters excellent the honour of the Turf at heart, you

6 Breeders.' must have observed with the utmost con- The pedigree of our race horses have cern a late account in the news-papers, been always preserved with as much that WHITE NOSE died at Dorcafter care and exacinels as the Tree of De. of a mortification in his foot. An ar. scent among the family of a Spanish ticle of this nature, and at such a time, grandee or Polish nobleman; nor does mult strike a damp on all gentlemen the Welchman derive greater honour bredders; and for my part I cannot help from proving himself the tiftieth cousin looking on the present races at New to Cadwallader or Caractacus through market as funeral games in honour of a long line of David Ap Shenkins, Ap the memory of White Nose. The Morgans, Ap Powells, Ap Prices, than death of a stallion of such consequence the horse by being half brother to the is a public calamity to all Knowing Ones Godolphin Barb, or full cousin by the in the kingilom; nor does such an ac- dam’s lide to the Bloody Moulder'd Ara. çident bring with it the lealt confolation; bian. The Romans were no less curiespecially fince it is not the fashion to ons in the breed of their horses, and pit the lives of horses, as well as men, paid the greatest honours to those that against each other.

beat the whole Circus bollow. They Italian grey-hounds, Dutch lap-dogs, even erected monuments to their memo. monkeys, and maccaws, have been ho- ry; of which Lyplius gives us the fol. noured with monuments and epitaphs. lowing reinarkable instance. ClarifBut a race-horte as much surpasses thefe fimè lapis vetus, quem Romæ olim vidi insignificant animals, as White Nose et exscripfi. In medio vir eft, qui was superior to a pack-horse: and I dextrâ baculum, finiftra pabulum te. cannot but think, that an obelisk (with net : extrinsecus duo funt affilientes a proper inscription drawn by Musieurs equi cum geminà inscriptione ; AQUI. Heber and Pond) mould be erected near LO, Nepos AQUILONIS vicit cxxx, Devil's Ditch or Choak Jade on New- fecundas tulit ixxxviii. tertias tulit market Heach, in honour to his me- • xxxvii.--Altera,-HIRPINUS, Nepos mory. With what astonishment inight ' AQUILONIS vicit cxiv. secundas tita" we then read of his powerful deep rate, lit Ivi. tertias tulit xxxvi. Habes by which all the horses what ran against itaque ipfum his HIRPINUM, atque hiin were no qubere? With what rap. adcò ejus Avum AQUILONEM." I ture hould we then recount his rapid could with that the same honours were victories in the field, (more surprising paid to our horses: I would at least prothan those of the Duke of Marlborough) pose, that the names, pedigrees, and a hy which he won Tewkesbury, won Jilt of the plates won by victorious Cnipping-Norton, WON Lincoln, won horses, should be inscribed on the posts York, &c? But, above all, we should of all courses where they have made admire the nolle Blood' which flowed themselves fáirous. These inemorials in his veins, and with reverence con- might serve to perpetuale the renown of template the illutrious names of his on racers, and would furnith poperity great, great, great, great grand lires and with a more compleat history of the Turf grand 1ns. There is not the least flaw than the Sportiman's Calendar. in the blod of White Note's tali. You will undoubtedly observe, Mr. ly: and his epitaph might conclude, Town, that in the extract concerning

horses,

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horses, with which I have just presented pends at least as often on the rider as you from Lyphus, a man is also men- the horse. fined; the account of whom would, if I cannot help agreeing with Lady modernized, run in the following terms: Pentwe:zle in the farce, tha: “ if there • In the middle of the monument stood ' was as much care taken in the breed ** a man with a whip in his right-hand, of the human species, as there is in • and a feed of corn in his left. Hence that of dogs and horles, we should it appears, that the Romans intended to not have to many puny half-formed do honour to the charioteer as well as • animals as we daily fee among us: the horfes; and it is a pity that we do and every thorough fportsman very well not allo imitate them in this particular, knows, that as much art is required in and pay equal relpeet to our Jockeys. bringing up a Jockey, as the beatt he is The chariot-race was not, more cele. tơ ride. In every respect the same care brated among the ancients, than the must be had to keep him in wind; and horse-race is at present; and the Circus he must be in like manner dieted, puc at Rome never drew together fo noble in sweats, and exercised, to bring him an assembly as the modern Course. Nor down to a proper weight. Much dedo I see any reason why Theron should pends upon the fize of the man as well be more applauded for carrying off the as horse: for a rider of the same dimenprize at Elis or Pita, than Tom Marshal fions with a grenadier would no more be for winning the plate at York or New. fit to come upon the Turf as a Jockey, market. The charioteers of old were, than an aukward thing taken out of the iniced, composed of the greatelt princes shafts of a dray could ever appear at the and persons of the fire rank, who prided farting-post-as a race-horle. This is themielves on their dexterity on manag- obvious to every one; and I could not ing the reins, and driving their own help lipiling at what my landlord at the chariots. In this they have been imi. White Bear faid the other day to a little tated by several of our modern gentry, fellow.commoner of St. John's, (who who value themselves on being excellent would fain be thought a Knowing One) coachmen :, and it is with infinite plca- by way of compliment. My worthy fure that I have lately observed persons " matter,' said the landlord, it is a or tathion at all races affect the dress and • thousand pities you Mould be a gownsAlanners of grooms.. And as gentle man, when you would have made fucla men, like the ancient charioteers, begin ' a special post boy or Jockey.' to enter the race themselves, and ride My chief inducement to write to you their own horses, it is probable, that at present, Mr. Town, was to desire we shall foon see the best Jockeys ainong you to use your endeavours to bring the the firit of our nobility,

Jockey into equal esteem with the animal That the encamiums of the horse he beltrides; and to beg, that you would thould so frequently be enlarged on, promote the fettling an established scheme without entering into the prailes of the for the preservation of his breed. In Jockey, is indeed something wonderful; order to this I would humbly propose, when we consider how much the beast is that a ftud for the Jockey should be ima under his direction, and that the Itrength mediately built near the Itables at News and fleetness of Victorious or Driver market ; that their genealogies should would be of no use without the skill and be duly registered; that the breed should honefty of the rider. Large fums have be crossed as occasion might require, and been loft by an horse running, acci. that the belt horsemen, and of the lightdentally without doubt, on the wrong eft weights, should inter marry with the fide of the post; and we Knowing Ones, full filters of those who had won most Ms. Town, have frequently seen great plates ; and, in a word, the fame medexterity and management exerted, .in thods used for the improvement of the contriving that one of the best horses in Jockeys as their horses. I have here sent the field hould be dittanced. The you the exact pedigree of a famous Jockey has, indeed, so great a harc in Jockey, taken with all that care just now the success of the race, that every man prescribed : and I doubt not, if my scheme who has ever betred five pounds is ac- was universally put in execution, but we quainted with bis confequence; and does Mouldexcel allocher nations in our horseDus want to be told, that the victory de. men, as we already do in our horses.

TO

TO RIDE THIS SEASON.

bleton, the Lady's Subscription Parfe

at Nottingham, the Give-and-Take at A Nable JOCKEY, fit to start for Lincoln, and the Sweep-stakes at New

March, Sweep-stakes, or King's market. His Grandfire beat Dick Ro. Plate; well dized; can mount twelve gers at Epsom, and Burford, and P:Stone, or strip to a feather; is found trick M'Cutt'em over the Curragh of Wind and Limh, and free from Ble. Kildare. His Great Grandare, and mithes. He was got by Yorkshire Tom, Great Great Grandfire, rode for King enit of a full ditter to Deptford Nan: bis Charles the Second : and fu noble is the Dam was got by the noted Matchim Blood which flows in this Jockey's Tims; his Grandam was the German Vejns, that none of his Famijy were Princets; and his Great Grandam was ever distanced, stood above Five Fett daughter to Flanders Moll. His Sire Five, or weighed more than Twelve wer the King's Plate at York and Ham. Stone.

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No LXIV. THURSDAY, APRIL 17, 1755.

CANES LEGATOS MISERE
ET SESE ERIPERINT HOMINUM CONTUMELIIS.

PHÆDR.

ROUNDS, POINTERS, MASTIFFS, LÁP-DOGS SUL FOR HELP,
**WITH MANY A DOLETUL HOWL, AND PITEOUS YELP.

,

ETURNING the other night • In return, I now and then afford bin

a comfortable meal, by killing him a jult been reading the * Votes, I found • rabbit in the squire's warren, or pick'myself on a fudden oppressed by a drow- ing up an hare, on a Sunday mornfiness, that seemed to promise me as ing. The other fervices I render him,

found a repose in my great chair, as are of equal importance to him, and my dog already enjoyed by the fire fide. pleasure to myself. I am his conitang

I willingly indulged it; and had hardly companion to the field in the morning, closed my eyes, before I fell into the • and back again at night: he knows "following dream.

" that his cloaths and his wallet are safe Methought the door of my room on ' in my keeping; and he is fure to be a sudden flew open, and admitted a great • rouzed on any niidnight alarm, when variety of Dogs of all sorts and fizes, . I am in the house. from the mastiff to the lap-dog. I was * It is with horror I reflect on the furprised at this appearance; but my numbers of my relations who will amazement was inuch encrealed, when ' (wit.g their last, and against whom 1 law a large Grey-hound advancing . this law seems, indeed, to be levelled. towards me, and heard him thus address ' Is it not enough that our mcrits are me in an human voice.

* neglected, and thought inferior to those • You cannot, Sir, be ignorant of • of a flow.footed race, who inhabit a the panic that prevails among all our {pacious kennel in the squire's yard,

(pecies, on account of a 1cheme now • and who are as many hours i killing con foot for our destruction. That an hare as we are minutes? Yet they • slaughter, which was formerly made are kept by the great, attended by the • among the wolves of this land, and in 'noble, and every day treated with • which our ancettors bore fo large a • horfe fteth; while I live among the • Thare, is now going to be revived poor; am threatened by the rich, and

among us. I, for my own part, have now probabl: hall be deftroyed by • no bopes of etcaping, as you will eali- public au:her:", • ly judge wlien you hear my case. My I cannot ay but that the favour matter owes his fubGlence to his la- • of the ladies is frequently extended to bour, and with his wages can just ' a small and degenerate race; who, maintain me and his three children. though they bear our name, may very * A Bill had beca brought into Parlia.pent for laying a Tax upon Dugs.

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