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Page 182 - For the last two months he was kept alive merely by art, and the kind attentions of an old and worthy friend. To the last moment of his existence he enjoyed, though near seventy years of age, a strong retentive memory, which long rendered him remarkable in the circle of his acquaintance in this capital.
Page 188 - And when your ferse is had, And all your war is done, Then shall yourself be glad To end that you begun. For if by chance I win Your person in the field, Too late then come you in Yourself to me to yield. For I will use my power, As captain full of might; And such I will devour As use to show me spite. And for because you gave Me check in such degree, This vantage, lo, I have: Now check, and guard to thee.
Page 74 - Philidor replied, that as he had calculated moves, and even whole games at night in bed, he thought he could do it, and immediately played a game with the Abbe Chenard, which he...
Page 163 - KB third 3. B. to QB fourth 4. P to Q. Kt. fourth 5. P. to QB third 6. Castles 7. P. to Q, fourth Blade.
Page 75 - In the middle of one of his games, a false move was designedly made, which, after a great number of moves, he discovered, and placed the piece where it ought to have been at first.
Page 189 - Was play'd betwixt the black house and the white: The white house won. Yet still the black doth brag. They had the power to put me in the bag. Use but your royal hand, 'twill set me free, 'Tis but removing of a man — that's ME.
Page 188 - I have found a neck To keep my men in guard. And you that hardy are To give so great assay Unto a man of war, To drive his men away, I rede you take good heed And mark this foolish verse, For I will so provide That I will have your ferse.
Page 198 - W.) 1. P. to K fourth 2. Kt. to KB third 3. B. to QB fourth 4. P. to Q. Kt.
Page 188 - To keep my men in guard. And you that hardy are, To give so great assay Unto a man of war, To drive his men away ; I rede you take good heed, And mark this foolish verse ; For I will so provide, That I will have your ferse. And when your ferse is had, And all your war is done ; Then shall yourself be glad To end that you begun.