Benjy himself was come of a family distinguished in the Vale for their prowess in all athletic games
. Some half-dozen of his brothers and kinsmen had gone to the wars, of whom only one had survived to come home, with a small pension, and three bullets in different parts of his body; he had shared Benjy's cottage till his death, and had left him his old dragoon's sword and pistol, which hung over the mantelpiece, flanked by a pair of heavy single-sticks with which Benjy himself had won renown long ago as an old gamester, against the picked men of Wiltshire and Somersetshire, in many a good bout at the revels and pastimes of the country-side.
So Shaw let Milton alone, and he got on very well in his own way, doggedly sticking to his books, and resisting all temptations but those of certain libraries, athletic games
, and such inexpensive pleasures as were within his means; for this benighted youth had not yet discovered that college nowadays is a place in which to "sky-lark," not to study.
It's a lot more athletic game
compared to when I was playing, and I think Kurtis can do a job in League One and higher.
Having only signed after the Charlton Athletic game
, Power will have been unavailable for 16 matches before Christmas.
This was a real clash of styles, the nimble Cliff playing a quiet, athletic game
, moving fast and skipping round her opponent.
Cross actually journeyed there as a travelling reserve, and probably only then because Saracens have a plastic pitch which, the thinking was, would wholly suit the Olympics sevens silver medallist's skilful and athletic game
. He was terrific that night against Sarries, but one swallow and all that.
He said: "It'll be an athletic game
and that's what we want.
He won't be focusing so much on an athletic game
, but expects to play to his strengths from the mid-range.
By JAYNE HOWARTH Homes Writer IF the Olympics, Paralympics, Davis Cup or the impending Ryder Cup don't inspire you to take up a sport, perhaps living in a gorgeous rural plot with a number of private sporting facilities will persuade you to up your athletic game
The club has completed an investigation after the incident in a South Stand toilet block during halftime of the Wigan Athletic game
on January 28 - the first time a pyrotechnic had been discharged inside the stadium.
"Al Hilal Bank is very passionate about sports, especially football which is the region's favorite athletic game
. We also want to help raise more awareness about the importance of engaging in an active lifestyle to attain well-being, especially among youths.
"But you've also got to balance that with the face that the Charlton Athletic game
[Blues first Championship match) would have been probably one of his biggest games, if not his biggest game, so far in his fledgling career.