Sports That Kill (Classic Reprint)

Sports That Kill (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Sports That Kill Laughs louder or more than I do. But for the sports and recreations of life I should have been dead long ago. God has done every thing to please and amuse us. In poetic figure we sometimes speak of natu ral objects as being in pain, but it is a mere fancy. Poets say the clouds weep, but they never yet shed a tear; and that the winds sigh, but they never did have any trouble; and that the storm howls, but it never lost its temper. The world is a rose, and the universe a garland. When there are so many inno cent things to please and recreate, let us keep off. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical more

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  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 14mm | 345g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243183755
  • 9780243183753