It is also true that the New York Post practices the celebrity equivalent of bear-baiting.
They afford much sport to those inclined for such exercises; but the cruel practice of bear-baiting is discontinued.
Bull-running and bull-baiting was an attraction only rivalled by bear-baiting.
“Baiting the Bear,” a popular and still played game, has continued since the days of bear-baiting.
bear-baiting and bull-baiting were prohibited by act of parliament in 1835.
He was a rigid puritan "of low morals," and very fond of bear-baiting.
But it was not lawful to have bear-baiting, bull-baiting, interludes, and bowling.
By this the whole matter had presented itself to them as an entertainment more diverting than bullfight or bear-baiting.
Butler describes a bear-baiting at length in the first canto of his Hudibras.
By this the whole matter had presented itself to them as an entertainment more diverting than bull-fight or bear-baiting.