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LITTLE BELL.

HOUSE-HUNTING IN "WALES.—1845.

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LORD MANSFIELD AND THE HORSE…

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LORD MANSFIELD AND THE HORSE JOCKEY. When Lord Mansfield became Lord Chief Justice, he was desirous that his equipage should make a conspicuous figure, and endeavoured to procure a set of handsome horses, which were to be quite black without any admixture of white. After much trouble in making the necessary in- quiry, a handsome set ofborsos was found, his lordship ap- proved of them, and paid a very high price for them. In a short time, a star made its appearance in a pure white upon the front of one horse, a blaze in the face of another, a white fetlock upon a third, and some of the forbidden white appeared upon some part of all those horses that were expeeted by his lordship not to have had a single hair but what was black. Lord Mansfield, in a great rage, sent for the horse-dealer, reproved and threatened him with punishment for the fraud. The man repelled the charge with firmness, and asserted that if his lordship examined his bill and receipt, he would find that they were given for the horses that he had sold by their true description. This was done; when the learned judge discovered, that as- sisted by bad writing and worse orthography, the dealer had given him a receipt for the sum of-for- horses coloured black This was conclusive; but Snany g. horse dealer suffered for this imposition for during the whole time that Lord Mansfield sat upon the bench, when- ever a horse-cause was brought before him, if it was possi- ble there could be two interpretations put upon the case, his lordship always charged that to the jury which was most unfavourable to the jockey.—Sporting Magazine.

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