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  • The joy of being on horseback and in the world of horses — the world of hunting and racing, polo and pigsticking!

    Burmese Days

  • A few gruff, jerky sentences about polo and pigsticking, and a catalogue of Indian stations and the names of regiments, were the best he could do.

    Burmese Days

  • I hope it goes on a nice long time; but pigsticking will be the only tolerable pursuit after this or one will die of sheer ennui. '

    Hello to All That

  • In pigsticking only well-grown boars are pursued, sows and immature boars being unmolested.

    The Jungle Girl

  • You'll probably meet her to-day; for she generally comes out pigsticking with us, though she doesn't carry a spear.

    The Jungle Girl

  • It was all very well; but I was very envious when the regiment came here and you wrote and told me of the pigsticking you were getting.

    The Jungle Girl

  • For he and his companion were going as the guests of the Maharajah of Mandha for a day's pigsticking, as hunting the wild boar is termed in India.

    The Jungle Girl

  • The only distractions it offered besides the shooting and pigsticking were two tennis afternoons weekly, one at the Residency, the other at the Mess.

    The Jungle Girl

  • Another sport was one similar to pigsticking as it is practised in India, except that instead of pigs native women and children were stuck with the lances.

    Christopher Columbus and the New World of His Discovery — Volume 8

  • On such occasions there was fine pigsticking, and then the atmosphere in the caves would be made fascinating with the odor of roasting suckling.

    The Story of Ab A Tale of the Time of the Cave Man

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