|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|Tis the sport to have the engineer|
Hoist with his own petar.
Shakespeare.Hamlet, Act III. Scene 4. (Counterplotting his Uncles designs.)
| Detested sport,|
That owes its pleasures to anothers pain.
Cowper.The Task, Book III. Line 326.
|It is the first time that ever I heard breaking of ribs was sport for ladies.|
Shakespeare.As You Like It, Act I. Scene 2. (Touchstone to Le Beau.)