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Baily's Magazine of Sports and Pastimes, 1872, Vol. 21 (Classic Reprint)

Baily's Magazine of Sports and Pastimes, 1872, Vol. 21 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Baily's Magazine of Sports and Pastimes, 1872, Vol. 21

The name of this gentleman has been held for a long period in the West Of England to be the synonym for that kindness, urbanity, and liberality which Should be, and it is to be hoped are generally, concomitant with the prominent position of a Master Of Foxhounds. The responsibility and cares that attach to the Office, pleasurable for the most part, but partaking of the way Ward uncertainty which Often converts a pastime into its converse, are unknown to those ephemeral Sportsmen of the covert side who, making self the law of their epicurean system, udge that everything Should be subservient and conform to their personal convenience. But it may be remarked, panim, and Without reference to Mr. Trelawny, that, above all, and beyond all, should the master Of a subscription pack possess the virtues of the patriarch of U2. To reconcile the torments Of his three friends Of different opinions, who are constantly prompting the means whereby he may Obtain that zlgm's fan/m Of popularity which he strives honestly, yet vainly, to attain. And in the little hours, peradventure, of failure and mortification, the other half of Job is not more consoling as a Spiritual emollient. From these anxieties, however, the subject of this memoir is providentially exempt, for he maintains his establishment at his own expense, and is single-handed in his pilgrimage on earth.

Mr. Trelawny was educated at Winchester and graduated at Oriel College, Oxford. He is the male representative of the Dayrells, of Littleot - a name that has been borne by many members of his family, and which he has an heraldic right to assume conjointly with that of Trelawny. On coming of age, and having the wherewith to gratify his tastes, he was not long in giving proofs Of his predilection for hunting and the turf. Unlike the usual sample Of men of his fortunate lot, instead of seeking the Shires for his head - quarters, he has made home and Devonshire his primary Object, with an occasional visit to more fashionable regions for an 'outing,' and to this Circumstance may be attributed the abounding popularity that he has acquired in his own -county. The racing career of Mr.

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