Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books 1 - 10 of 89 on The Game of Chess is not merely an idle amusement. Several very valuable qualities....
" The Game of Chess is not merely an idle amusement. Several very valuable qualities of the mind, useful in the course of human life, are to be acquired or strengthened by it, so as to become habits ready on all occasions. "
Chess Player's Chronicle - Page 84
1852
Full view - About this book

An introduction to the history and study of chess: with copious descriptions ...

Thomas Pruen, B. Franklin, François Danican Philidor - Games - 1804 - 314 pages
...vanquished as well as the victor. " The game of Chess is not merely an idle amusement. Several very valuable qualities of the mind, useful in the course of human life, are to be acquired or strengthened by it, so as to become habits, ready on all occasions. For life is a kind of Chess,...
Full view - About this book

An introduction to the history and study of chess; to which is added, The ...

Thomas Pruen (of Cheltenham.), François André Danican - 1804
...vanquished as well as the victor. " The game of Chess is not merely an idle amusement. Several very valuable qualities of the mind, useful in the course of human life, are to be acquired or strengthened by it, so as to become habits, ready on all occasions. For life is a kind of Chess,...
Full view - About this book

Select Pieces

Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1804 - 59 pages
...the vanquished as well as the victor. The game of Chess is not merely an idle amusement. Several very valuable qualities of the mind, useful in the course of human life, are to be acquired or strengthened by it, so as to become habits ready on all occasions. For life is a kind of Chess,...
Full view - About this book

An Easy Introduction to the Game of Chess: Containing One ..., Volumes 1-2

1806
...MORALS OF CHESS. В Г OR. FRANKLIN. THE Game of Chess is not merely an idle amusement ; several verv valuable qualities of the mind, useful in the course...become habits 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,...
Full view - About this book

The complete works ... of ... Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1806
...the vanquished as well as the victor. The game of chess is not merely an idle amusement. Several very valuable qualities of the mind, useful in the course of human life, are to be acquired or strengthened by it, so as to become habits, ready on all occasions. For life is a kind of chess,...
Full view - About this book

The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics, and Morals, of the ..., Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1806
...the vanquished as well as the victor. The game of chess is not merely an idle amusement. Several very valuable qualities of the mind, useful in the course of human life, are to be acquired or strengthened by it, SQ as to become habits, ready on all occasions. For life is a kind of chess,...
Full view - About this book

Mr. Hoyle's Game of Chess: Including His Chess Lectures, with Selections ...

Edmond Hoyle - Chess - 1808 - 92 pages
...OF CHESS, />/?. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN. J HE game of Chess is not merely an idle amusement ; several very valuable qualities of the mind, useful in the course of human life, are to be acquired or strengthened by it, so as to become habits, ready on all occasions ; for life is a kind of chess,...
Full view - About this book

Mr. Hoyle's Game of Chess: Including His Chess Lectures, with Selections ...

Edmond Hoyle - Chess - 1808 - 92 pages
...several very valuable qualities of the mind, useful in the course of human life, are to be acquired or strengthened by it, so as to become habits, ready on all occasions; for life is a kind of chess, in which we hare often points to gain, and competitors or adversaries to contend with,...
Full view - About this book

The Essays, Humourous, Moral and Literary: Of the Late Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - American essays - 1811 - 182 pages
...effects on the mind, be not merely innocent, but advantageous, to the Tanquished as well as the victor. The game of chess is not merely an idle amusement....useful in the course of human life, are to be acquired or strengthened by it, so as to be« come habit.-., ready on all occa ions. For life is a kiud of chess,...
Full view - About this book

The literary miscellany: or, Selections and extracts, classical and ...

1812
...the vanquished as well as the victor. The game of Chess is not merely an idle amusement. Several very valuable qualities of the mind, useful in the course of human life, are to be acquired or strengthened by it, so as to become habits ready on all occasions. For life is a kind of Chess,...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download PDF