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Sporting Life as Consumption, Fashion, and Display—The Pastimes of the Rich

Sport in America : From Colonial Leisure to Celebrity Figures and Globalization

Human Kinetics, 2010

Ebook Chapter


... of interest in the cost of their undertakings while glorying in their ability to pay it. It was the attitude of J. Pierpont Morgan who, when asked how much it cost to maintain his yacht, replied that anyone who had to ask could not afford one....