When the two champions stood opposed to each other at the two extremities of the lists, the public expectation was strained to the highest pitch.
The trumpets had no sooner given the signal, than the champions vanished from their posts with the speed of lightning, and closed in the centre of the lists with the shock of a thunderbolt.
The champions a second time sprung from their stations, and closed in the centre of the lists, with the same speed, the same dexterity, the same violence, but not the same equal fortune as before.
Sir Claude Champion was not a great man: he was a celebrated and successful man.
Champion put John in a little house at his very door, like a dependant--to make him feel a failure.
When Champion (who was interviewed nearly every day) heard of this late little crumb of success falling to his unconscious rival, the last link snapped that held back his devilish hatred.
Section A youngstock champion
: Steve & Sophie Williams's Rhesfair Lady Penelope; Res: Caroline Langford's Penllyn Chelsey
says many of the teachers were unhappy, which was reflected by the students, and during her first year 64 percent of the staff left.
A spirited performance by Ladies' C team players Jill Hague and Emma Sykes took the Ladies' Doubles champions
(Sharon Heppenstall and Barbara Littlewood) to three sets and came very close to pulling off a victory.
Colm Murphy's stable star was also recognised as champion
two-mile hurdler at the inaugural awards presentation held by the British Horseracing Board and Irish Turf Club in central London.
Only the champion
giant sequoia, coast redwood, western redcedar, and Sitka spruce have a larger circumference.
Two-and-a-Half Mile + Hurdler - Inglis Drever
It was this deep appreciation and understanding of the breeder's life and passion that inspired Nestle Purina and Colle + McVoy, their Minneapolis marketing communications agency responsible for breeder communications, to develop the award-winning Blue Ribbon Chosen By Champions
British Belgian Blue: champion
and reserve,J Barber and G Brindley,Congleton; Welsh Blacks: champion
, Richard Hughes,Malltraeth,Bodorgan; reserve,Gareth James, Penford; Hereford: champion
, Richard Lewis,Amlwch; reserve,HP Astley and son,Llannerchymedd; British Charolais: champion
, D Esmor Evans,Mold; British Limousin: champion
and reserve,Nigel Simms,Middlewich, Cheshire; Any other pure breed: champion
and reserve, Arfon Hughes,Rhos Tegla; Commercial beef: champion
, Derek M Winney, Luston; reserve,Tecwyn Jones,Nebo, Llanrwst; Inter breed: champion
, D Esmor Evans (Charolais); reserve,Derek Winney (Commercial beef).
To screen for such manipulations in major Ohio championships, "after each dairy show, we'll milk out each quarter [of a champion
's udder] and test that milk," notes Dailey.