Such characters are not ruled by fate but by a sportive chance.
He plays with two sportive spaniels, and cries "Down, Sir, down."
Fred shook it as he wished, though he was far from feeling in a sportive mood.
During this sportive encounter, Mr. Regulus came up to greet me.
It is the only time I ever saw this hawk in a sportive or aggressive mood.
How shrunken with the ...