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Hoyt & Roberts, comps.  Hoyt’s New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations.  1922.
By sports like these are all their cares beguil’d,
The sports of children satisfy the child.
        Goldsmith—The Traveller. L. 153.
It is a poor sport that is not worth the candle.
        Herbert—Jacula Prudentum.
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.
  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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