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" ... ready on all occasions. For life is a kind of chess, in which we have often points to gain, and competitors, or adversaries to contend with, and in which there is a vast variety of good and ill events, that are, in some degree the effects of prudence,... "
The accomplished chess-player [by R. Roy]. - Seite 8
von Reuben Roy - 1849
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Appleton's Railroad and Steamboat Companion: Being a Traveller's Guide ...

Wellington Williams - 1848 - 313 Seiten
...game of chess," says Franklin, " is not merely an idle amusement ; several very valuable qualities of mind, useful in the course of human life, are to be acquired and strengthened by it, so as to become habits readv on ail occasions." Tlii. remark, made by our great...
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Literary Sketches and Letters

Charles Lamb - 1848 - 306 Seiten
...game of chess," says Franklin, " is not merely an idle amusement ; several very valuable qualities of mind, useful in the course of human life, Are to be acquired and strengthened by it, so as to become habits ready on all occasions." This remark, made by oar great...
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The Christian Parlor Magazine, Band 5

1849
...source of relaxation ; and he wrote an essay upon the " Morals of Chess," in which he says, " The game is not merely an idle amusement ; several very valuable...useful in the course of human life, are to be acquired and strengthened by it, so as to become habits ready on all occasions." We are gratified to learn that...
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The Book of Chess: Containing the Rudiments of the Game, and Elementary ...

Howard Staunton - 1852 - 509 Seiten
...Morals of Chess," from which it may not be irrelevant in an American book, to quote a few passages : " The game of Chess is not merely an idle amusement...useful in the course of human life, are to be acquired and strengthened by it, so as to become habits ready on all occasions : for life is a kind of Chess,...
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The works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: consisting of essays, humorous, moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1853 - 288 Seiten
...view to correct (among a few young friends) some little improprieties in the practice of it, shews, at the same time, that it may, in its effects on the...strengthened by it, so as to become habits, ready on all occasicns. For life is a kind of chess, in which we have points to gain, and competitors or adversaries...
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The Prose Writers of America: With a Survey of the Intellectual History ...

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1856 - 552 Seiten
...some little improprieties in the practice of it, shows at the same time that it may, in its ellects on the mind, be not merely innocent, but advantageous,...the mind, useful in the course of human life, are to 1» acquired or strengthened by it, so as to become habits, ready on all occasions. For life is a kind...
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The boy's handy book of sports, pastimes, games and amusements

1863 - 374 Seiten
...moral principles, we mean — which makes it not only an interesting pastime, but calls into action several very valuable qualities of the mind, useful in the course of human life. Benjamin Franklin points out these valuable lessons in some such words as these :— " First, foresight,...
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The Magazine of American History with Notes and Queries, Band 20

John Austin Stevens, Benjamin Franklin DeCosta, Henry Phelps Johnston, Martha Joanna Lamb, Nathan Gillett Pond - 1888
...chronicled four generations ago. — EDITOR.] The game of chess is not merely an idle amusement ; several valuable qualities of the mind, useful in the course of human life, are to be acquired and strengthened by it, so as to become habits ready on all occasions : for life is a kind of chess,...
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Dr. Zell and the Princess Charlotte: An Autobiographical Relation of ...

Warren Richardson - 1892 - 342 Seiten
...some of it to pass in trifles."— Locke. " The game of chess is not merely an idle amusement; several valuable qualities of the mind, useful in the course of. human life, are to be acquired and strengthened by it, so as to become habits ready on all occasions; for life is a kind of chess,...
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Benjamin Franklin: An American Life

Walter Isaacson - 2003 - 608 Seiten
...in 1732 for his Philadelphia Junto. "The game of chess is not merely an idle amusement," he began. "Several very valuable qualities of the mind, useful...human life, are to be acquired or strengthened by it. For life is a kind of chess, in which we have often points to gain and competitors or adversaries to...
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