Author: Steve Lavapies
Publisher: Berkley Publishing Group
A Sportswriter Recounts, Relives, and Reckons with 50 Years on the Sports Beat
Ira Berkow. minutes of a football game, in nine innings of a baseball game, in a
season, in a career and, to be sure, in the hurdles—variously, but surely as night
Author: Ira Berkow
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Category: Sports & Recreation
Ask the person who owns the forfeit what musical instrument he likes best ; then
require him to give an imitation of it . 44. If a gentleman - he must put on a lady's
bonnet , and imitate the voice of the lady to whom it belongs ; if a lady , then a ...
Author: Oliver Optic
11 CHAPTER IV . 13 I. Popular manly Pastimes imitated by Children . - II . Horses
. — III . Racing and Chacing . - IV . Wrestling and other Gymnastic Sports . — V .
Marbles , and Spancounter .-- VI . Tops , & c . ; -- The Devil among the Taylors .
Author: Joseph STRUTT (Engraver.)
Of savage as of civilized children it may be said that “ their whole vocation is
endless imitation . ” A wedding or a funeral among their elders is copied by the
little ones in childish play . The Eskimo children “ build little snow huts , which
In the experiments by Bekkering and his colleagues (Bekkering, Wohlschläger,
and Gattis 2000; Gleissner, Meltzoff, and Bekkering 2000), preschool children
were instructed by an experimenter: “Try to imitate me as if you were my mirror.
Author: Massimiliano L. Cappuccio
Publisher: MIT Press
Category: Sports & Recreation
should in general be an imitation , and on clear and often - fished waters a very
close one , of some particular insect , I have no shadow of a doubt ; nor do I
believe that anyone who has fished in the Derwent , the Driffield water , the Teme
, or ...
Popular manly Pastimes imitated by Children . - II . Horses.- III . Racing and
Chacing . - IV . Wrestling and other Gymnastic Sports . — V . Marbles , and Span .
counter . - VI . Tops , & c . ; - The Devil among the Taylors . - VII . Even or
Author: Joseph Strutt
... Mind the First Principles of Natural Philosophy by the Aid of the Popular Toys
and Sports of Youth John Ayrton Paris. were imitated by the Roman workmen ,
and preserved in the cabinets of their senators among the choicest treasures .
Author: John Ayrton Paris
This question may excite surprise among some of our readers ; but if we believe
the Scottish anglers , the flies which capture salmon and trout are not necessarily
imitations of any existing insects , winged or otherwise ; and this opinion is so ...
Author: Delabere Pritchett Blaine
In sports, the decision and choices happen fast, offering an accelerated look at cause and effect. Those choices build to a final result. This book provides a look at those choices.
Author: Patrick McLane
Category: Coaching (Athletics)
The opposition on the first night was specially directed against Mr. George
Howard , one of the cleverest actors in the troupe , for his imitation of a well -
known American actor in the play of Hazel Kirke , ' which , by the way , will shortly
be given ...
IN EARLIER , more naive days , we were told that sports imitated life , that
athletics had valuable lessons to teach us . Resiliency , for example . You learn to
bounce back from defeat . Surely that is a valuable character trait to take away
from a ...
Author: Eleanor C. Goldstein
Reap his barley and wheat , Two or three walk round them imitating Kinder
Garten Sports . ( imitating the motion of reapers . ) the motions of the cooper's
hammer with THE BIRD's Nest is somewhat like the Would you know how does
The kites had nothing to do with kite - flying as a sport . They were tunaplanes to
imitate the action of a man in an aeroplane lifting his bait and making it leap from
wave to wave , in imitation of a flying - fish alive . The idea originated in the mind
very Kick , Now She's the hip . and takes a jig With Billy Whip - cord in a gig : And
now again She's all the Flog , And sports a nag to Gogmagog : And now She's
grown the And down - stairs belps to throw a Tick . Now with some spark She'll ...
Then we had has been formed by observation and our smaller rivals from the
Ouse , imitation of that celebrated per - Yare , Humber , Mersey , Dee , and former
with the willow , Richard Clyde , to say nothing of others from Daft . Scotton , too ...
The various descriptions of vocal mimicry are usually treated under two heads ,
namely : - 1st , The simple imitation of the voices of persons , animals , musical
instruments , and other sounds and noises of every description , in which no ...