John Boyle O’Reilly Quote: “The brutalities of a fight with…”

The brutalities of a fight with bare hands, the crushed nasal bones, maimed lips, and other disfigurements, which call for the utter abolition of boxing in the interests of humanity, at once disappear when the contestants cover their hands with large, soft-leather gloves.

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Name: John Boyle O’Reilly
Profession: Poet
Nationality: Irish
Birthday: June 28, 1844
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