British Miscellany, and Chess Player's Chronicle, Volume 18 (Google eBook)

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R. Hastings, 1860 - Chess
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Page 70 - MY little love, do you remember, Ere we were grown so sadly wise, Those evenings in the bleak December, Curtained warm from the snowy weather, When you and I played chess together, Checkmated by each other's eyes...
Page 292 - At the nuptials of the same prince, a thousand pearls of the largest size were showered on the head of the bride, and a lottery of lands and houses displayed the capricious bounty of fortune.
Page 70 - Mid Life's perplexing checkers made, And many a game with Fortune played, What is it we have won ? This, this at least if this alone ; That never, never, never more, As in those old still nights of yore (Ere we were grown so sadly wise), Can you and I shut out the skies, Shut out the world, and wintry weather, And, eyes exchanging warmth with eyes, Play chess, as then we played, together ! SONG.
Page 235 - HARRWITZ.) 1. P. to K. fourth 2. Kt. to KB third 3. B. to QB fourth 4.
Page 259 - O true believers, surely wine, and lots, and images, and divining arrows, are an abomination of the work of Satan; therefore avoid them, that ye may prosper. Satan seeketh to sow dissension and hatred among you, by means of wine and lots, and to divert you from remembering God, and from prayer; will ye not therefore abstain from them?
Page 367 - B. to QB fourth 4. P. to Q. Kt. fourth 5. P. to QB third 6.
Page 70 - Curtained warm from the snowy weather, When you and I played chess together, Checkmated by each other's eyes ? Ah ! still I see your soft white hand Hovering warm o'er Queen and Knight ; Brave Pawns in valiant battle stand ; The double Castles guard the wings ; The Bishop, bent on distant things, Moves, sidling, through the fight. Our fingers touch ; our glances meet, And falter ; falls your golden hair Against my cheek ; your bosom sweet Is heaving. Down the field, your Queen Rides slow, her soldiery...
Page 367 - WATTE.) 1 . P. to K. fourth 2. Q. Kt. to B. third 3.
Page 293 - Arabian learning shone with a brighter lustre, and continued to flourish to a later period, than in the schools of the East. Cordova, Seville, and Granada rivalled each other in the magnificence of their academies, colleges, and libraries.
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