Hoyle's Improved Edition of the Rules for Playing Fashionable Games: Containing Copious Directions for Whist, Quadrille, Piquet ... Together with an Analysis of the Game of Chess and an Engraved Plate for the Instruction of Beginners

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W. C. Borradaile, 1830 - 288 Seiten
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Seite 2 - District, has deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as proprietor, in the words following, to wit...
Seite 158 - The eldest hand having laid down one, the next must pair him at either end of the piece he may choose, according to the number of pips, or the blank in the compartment of the piece; but whenever any one cannot match the part, either of the domino last put down, or of that unpaired at the other end of the row, then he says "Go;" and the next is at liberty to play.
Seite 69 - ... ace of diamonds or. hearts, when they are not trumps. The two of hearts or diamonds is always superior to the three ; the three to the four; the four to the five ;.and the five to the six : the six is only superior to the seven when it is not trumps, for when the seven is manille, it is the second trump. There are three matadores, viz., spadille, manille, and basto ; whose privilege is...
Seite 259 - If the players have crossed each other, he that runs for the wicket which is put down is out.
Seite 71 - Regie is the order to be observed at the game. Remise is when they who stand the game do not make more tricks than they who defend the pool, and then they lose by remise. Renounce is, not to play in the suit led when you have it ; likewise, when not having any of the suit led, you win with a card that is the only one you have of that suit in which you play.
Seite 209 - J'adtrube," or / repla.ce. 3. When a player has quitted a piece, he cannot recall the move. 4. if a player touch one of his adversary's pieces, without saying J'rduube, he may be compelled to take it, or if it cannot be taken to move his king. 5. When a pawn is moved two steps, it may be taken by any adversary's pawn which it passes, and the capturing pawn must be placed in that square over which the other leaps.
Seite 281 - Judge shall not be able to decide which won, those horses shall run for such prize over again, after the last race on the same day; the other horses which started are deemed losers, and are entitled to their respective places, as if the race had been finally determined the first time.
Seite 279 - For the best of the Plate, where there are three heats run, the horse is second that wins one. For the best of the heats, the horse is second that beats the other twice out of three times though he doth not win a heat.
Seite 133 - The cards are next to be dealt round equally to every player, one turned up for trump, and about six or eight left in the stock to form stops ; as, for example, if the ten of spades be turned up, the nine consequently becomes a stop ; the four kings, and the seven of diamonds, are always fixed stops, and the dealer is the only person permitted, in the course of the game, to refer occasionally to the stock for information what other cards are stops in their respective deals.
Seite 60 - As I have ventured to recommend occasional deviations from what is considered as one of the most classical maxims; te leading from single cards, without that strength in trumps, hitherto judged indispensably necessary to justify it; I give the reasons that influence my opinion, in favour of this practice, with those generally alleged against it, leaving the reader to determine between them. Two objections are made, which, it cannot be denied, may and do happen. The first, that if your partner has...

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