The Westminster chess club papers [afterw.] The Westminster papers, ed. by T. Brownsmith, Bände 1-3

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Seite 70 - Oh woman ! lovely woman ! Nature made thee To temper man : we had been brutes without you ! Angels are painted fair to look like you : There's in you all, that we believe of" heaven ; Amazing brightness, purity and truth, Eternal joy, and everlasting love.
Seite 71 - We think our fathers fools, so wise we grow ; Our wiser sons no doubt will think us so.
Seite 148 - ... a card be exposed, or if there be any confusion of the cards, or a doubt as to the exact place in which the pack •was divided, there must be a fresh cut.
Seite 62 - Any player may demand to see the last trick turned, and no more. Under no circumstances can more than eight cards be seen during the play of the hand, viz. : the four cards on the table which have not been turned -and quitted, and the last trick turned.
Seite 135 - Bank, or of the other great corporate body, but from that panic to which his right honourable friend, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, and the First Lord of the Treasury alluded in the passage which had been referred to, as having existed, and as being removed.
Seite 116 - If a player make a false move— that is, either by playing a man of his own to a square to which it cannot be legally moved, or by capturing an adverse man by a move which cannot be legally made — he must, at the choice of his opponent, and according to the case, either move his own man legally, capture the man legally, or move any other man legally movable.
Seite 42 - She never made a revoke, nor ever passed it over in her adversary without exacting the utmost forfeiture. She fought a good fight : cut and thrust. She held not her good sword (her cards) ' like a dancer '. She sate bolt upright; and neither showed you her cards, nor desired to see yours.
Seite 152 - White. 1. P to K 4 2. Kt to KB 3 3. B to Q Kt 5 4.
Seite 82 - Some by old words to fame have made pretence, Ancients in phrase, mere moderns in their sense.
Seite 128 - If a rover (except when in hand) be caused to hit the winning peg by any stroke of the same side, not foul, the rover is out of the game, and must be removed from the ground. A rover may similarly be pegged out by an adverse rover.

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