Sport: Unique Contest

To shoot an arrow from a six-foot yew-bow, to hit a golf ball, to throw a baseball, to cast a heavy fishing-slug for distance in the surf -manly exercises all. But does the missile fly farthest from rod, arm, club or bow? Which engine is superior in speed, in accuracy? A hypothetical question, surely; one that might be debated i Erewhon on Midsummer Day, with Walter Travis expatiating kindly to Amos Rusie, Izaak Walton put-tnig in a gnarled, shy word, and the laughter of Robin Hood foaming clear and soft like the ale in...

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