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 276 - ... put their hands into their pockets, and draw them out closed, then they open them together, and if both have money in their hands, the match is confirmed ; if neither have money, it is no match. In both cases, the handicapper draws all the Money out of the hat ; but if one has money in his hand, and the other none, then it is no match ; and he that has money in his hand, is entitled to the deposit in the hat.
Seite 35 - It is better to lead from ace and nine, than from ace and ten. 31. It is better to lead trumps through an ace or king, than through a queen or knave. 32. If you are reduced to the last trump, some winning cards, and one losing card only, lead the losing card.
Seite 277 - Horses are not entitled to start without producing a proper certificate of their age, if required, at the time appointed in the articles, except where aged horses are included, and in that case a junior horse may enter without a certificate as to age, provided he carry the same weight as the aged.
Seite 59 - ... out trumps, on the supposition it is your strong suit, or the adversaries from suspecting your intention. On the contrary, the constant and certain advantages are the preservation of the tenace in the other two suits, which I suppose you to have, and the probable one of making your small trumps, which you could not otherwise do. A has four small trumps, ace, queen, &c. of the second suit ; king, knave,
Seite 60 - No player of this kind can ever excel, though he may reach mediocrity. I must also repeat my advice to proficients, to vary their play according to the set they are .engaged with ; and recollect that it would be of no advantage to speak French like Voltaire, if you lived with people who are ignorant of the language.
Seite 129 - The highest trump in each deal, wins the pool : and whenever it happens that not one is dealt, then the company pool again, and the event is decided by the succeeding coup. After determining the deal, &c. the dealer pools six fish, and every other player four...
Seite 70 - Ño one should play out of his turn : if, however, he does, he is not basted for it, but the card played may be called at any time in that deal, provided it does not cause a revoke ; or either of the adversaries may demand the partner of him who played out of his turn, or his own partner, to play any suit he thinks fit.
Seite 58 - A leads his card, and B, your partner, wins it ; you, last player, should if possible, win the trick, though it is your partner's. By which means you prevent A from making a trick, which he must have done, had the lead remained with B.
Seite 93 - Should the dealer's adversary not approve of his card, he is entitled to have as many cards given to him, one after the other, as will make fifteen, or come nearest to that number ; which are usually given from the top of the pack : for example. If he should have a deuce, and draws a five, which amount to seven, he must continue going on, in expectation of coming nearer to fifteen.

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