Westminster Papers: A Monthly Journal of Chess, Whist, Games of Skill and the Drama, Volumes 1-2

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1868 - Chess
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Page l - We think our fathers fools, so wise we grow ; Our wiser sons no doubt will think us so.
Page 51 - Bank, or of the other great corporate body, but from that panic to which his right honourable friend, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, and the First Lord of the Treasury alluded in the passage which had been referred to, as having existed, and as being removed.
Page 154 - She never made a revoke, nor ever passed it over in her adversary without exacting the utmost forfeiture. She fought a good fight : cut and thrust. She held not her good sword (her cards) ' like a dancer '. She sate bolt upright; and neither showed you her cards, nor desired to see yours.
Page 35 - A player may ask his partner whether he has not a card of the suit which he has renounced ; should the question be asked before the trick is turned and quitted, subsequent turning and quitting does not establish the revoke, and the error may be corrected, unless the question be answered in the negative, or unless the revoking player or his partner have led or played to the following trick.
Page 94 - Medicine, it being A DIRECT PURIFIER OF THE BLOOD and other fluids of the human body.
Page 209 - Dont waste your time at family funerals grieving for your relatives: attend to life, not to death: there are as good fish in the sea as ever came out of it, and better.

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