Solitaire and Patience: Seventy Games to Test the Card Player's Skill and Make a Lonely Hour Pass Quickly

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Penn publishing Company, 1908 - Solitaire (Game) - 191 pages

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Page 20 - Two entire packs of cards. Rules I. The foundations follow suit. II.
Page 73 - Deal out eight cards in a horizontal line. This commences what is called the garden. When the first row is complete, take from it any foundations, and place them in the allotted spaces above, and also other suitable cards, but do not refill vacancies (Rule II). The foundations consist of four aces and four kings of different suits, ascending and descending in the usual sequences (Rule I).
Page 25 - Suitable cards of the battery may be played on the foundations, and may also be played on each other in alternate descending sequence (Rules I, III, and IV). The unsuitable cards form the talon. Continue to deal out the entire pack, playing on the pyramid, placing cards on the battery, and refilling spaces from pack or talon. If the game succeeds, the pyramid will be formed of alternate kings and queens. The talon may be taken up and re-dealt once.
Page 23 - ... a ten, then an eight, and so on. IV. The uppermost cards of the battery are alone available, until their removal releases those beneath. Play Withdraw from the pack the eight aces and the eight twos, and place them in the form of a pyramid, as in tableau ; these are the foundations which ascend in alternate sequence, until they end respectively with kings and queens (Eules I and II).
Page 29 - One entire pack of cards. Play Deal out in horizontal lines six rows each containing eight cards. In dealing these, you must be careful that there should never be two cards of equal value in the same perpendicular line. If, for example, two kings or two fives (the same, of course, applies to all the cards) were to be in the same vertical column, even though several other cards intervened between them, it would be useless to proceed.
Page 20 - ... cards) ascend in sequence to kings. When each packet has ascended to king, a second king (same suit) is placed on the top, and another sequence on the same packet descends to ace, with which the four foundations terminate. Play Deal out sixteen cards, as in tableau. This is the
Page 74 - ... the last column on the right may be uppermost, thus reversing the order of each row of cards in the next deal. The garden may be taken up twice and re-dealt exactly in the same manner and observing the same rules.
Page 17 - Endeavor, by changing their position, to dispose them so that the number of pips in each row, counting the cards horizontally, perpendicularly, and diagonally may make the sum of fifteen. The tableau shows only three fifteens, but if the cards are properly placed eight fifteens can be made.
Page 18 - These are the foundation cards, which ascend in sequence to kings (Rule I). Next deal out eight cards and place them above the foundations in two rows, four cards in each (see tableau).
Page 70 - Withdraw from the packs the eight aces, and place them in two columns, taking care that each suit is in juxtaposition as in tableau. The eight aces form the foundations, which ascend in sequence to kings.

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