The chase, the sport of kings; image of war, without its guilt. William Somerville There are no other quotes by this person in the Bon Mots database. Instagram sharing coming soon. Quote text and source copied to clipboard. Link to this quote copied to clipboard. More information about this quote Topic Hunting Medium Poem Language English Time 1735 1730s 18th century Occupation Poet Writer From United Kingdom Europe Authentication Score 2 More information on Authentication Score coming soon. Citation Somervile, William. "The Chace." 1735. Citation text copied to clipboard.