noble art


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(Boxing) the noble art boxing
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This matter then, which put an end to the debate mentioned in the last chapter, was no other than a quarrel between Master Blifil and Tom Jones, the consequence of which had been a bloody nose to the former; for though Master Blifil, notwithstanding he was the younger, was in size above the other's match, yet Tom was much his superior at the noble art of boxing.
The noble art of self-defence appeared to be regarded by them as the peculiar gift of the white man; and I make little doubt that they supposed armies of Europeans were drawn up provided with nothing else but bony fists and stout hearts, with which they set to in column, and pummelled one another at the word of command.
It is a noble art, for nothing can be hidden from you, when once you understand the stars.
You may easily believe," said he, "how great was the difficulty to persuade my father that all necessary knowledge was not comprised in the noble art of bookkeeping; and, indeed, I believe I left him incredulous to the last, for his constant answer to my unwearied entreaties was the same as that of the Dutch schoolmaster in The Vicar of Wakefield:
The only surgeon was one who combined the occasional exercise of that noble art with the daily and habitual flourish of a razor.
I know no one but myself who is acquainted with the noble art of venery.
They opened my eyes to the rosier aspect of the noble art, as presently practised on the right side of the Atlantic.
I bought an approved scheme of the noble art and mystery of stenography (which cost me ten and sixpence); and plunged into a sea of perplexity that brought me, in a few weeks, to the confines of distraction.
Foil Arms and Hog are three young Irishmen by the names of Sean Finegan, Conor McKenna and Sean Flanagan, who met at University College Dublin while studying architecture, engineering and genetics, and decided to give all that up to pursue the noble art of being downright silly, yet observational and refreshingly philosophical.
Addressing on the occasion, Irfan Siddique said 'Institute of Calligraphy will be established during the current year with an objective to promote and preserve the noble art of calligraphy which is distinctive due to its strong linkage with the religion'.
BY MARTIN DOMIN BOXING novice Conor McGregor has received secret advice from insiders of the noble art.
One section covers "The Noble Art of Ear-Piercing," a trend that continues today.