The Court-gamester: Or, Full and Easy Instructions for Playing the Games Now in Vogue ... Viz. Ombre, Picquet and the Royal Game of Chess ...

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E. Curll, 1722 - Chess - 102 pages
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Page 68 - follow'd, but his Fate more hard, Gain'd but one Trump, and one Plebeian Card* .With his broad Sabre next,
Page 70 - He fprings to Vengeance with an eager Pace, And falls like Thunder on the proftrate
Page 70 - The Nymph exulting, fills with Shouts the Sky^ The Walls, the Woods, and long Canals
Page iii - that he who in Company fhould appear ignorant of the Games in Vogue, would be reckoned low-bred, and hardly fit for Con*
Page 67 - now, whom Third of Fame invites, Burns to encounter Two advent'rous Knights' At Ombre, fingly to decide their Doom, And fwells her
Page 70 - At this, the Blood the Virgin's Cheeks forfook, A livid Palenefs fpreads o'er all her Look ; She fees and trembles at th
Page 1 - named, as requiring: Thought and Reflection, which are Qualities, peculiar to Man. To play it well, requires a great deal of Application; and let a Man be ever
Page 67 - • Defcend, and fit on each important Card: Firft Ariel perch'd upon a
Page 69 - that Kings and Queens o'erthrcw,. And mow'd down Armies in the Fights of L-, Sad Chance of War * now, deftitute of Aid, Falls
Page 67 - he has given, of the Manner of playing this Game, in the following excellent Lines..

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