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Hoyt & Roberts, comps.  Hoyt’s New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations.  1922.
 
Sport
 
By sports like these are all their cares beguil’d,
The sports of children satisfy the child.
        Goldsmith—The Traveller. L. 153.
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It is a poor sport that is not worth the candle.
        Herbert—Jacula Prudentum.
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Nec luisse pudet, sed non incidere ludum.
  The shame is not in having sported, but in not having broken off the sport.
        Horace—Epistles. I. 14. 36.
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  When I play with my cat, who knows whether I do not make her more sport, than she makes me?
        Montaigne—Apology far Raimond de Sebonde.
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