Westminster Papers: A Monthly Journal of Chess, Whist, Games of Skill and the Drama, Volume 4

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1872 - Chess
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Page 152 - I love the people, But do not like to stage me to their eyes : Though it do well, I do not relish well Their loud applause, and aves vehement ; Nor do I think the man of safe discretion, That does affect it.'
Page 190 - certainty, of surprise, of triumph, or of chagrin. From the manner of gathering up a trick he judges whether the person taking it can make another in the suit. He recognizes what is played through feint, by the air with which it is thrown upon the table.
Page 190 - THE faculty of re-solution is possibly much invigorated by mathematical study, and especially by that highest branch of it which, unjustly, and merely on account of its retrograde operations, has been called, as
Page 173 - Not harsh and crabbed, as dull fools suppose, But musical, as is Apollo's lute,
Page 76 - The good old rule, the simple plan, That he should take who has the power ; And he should keep who can. The
Page 164 - 58. If a player, or players, under the impression that the game is lost or won, or for other reasons, throw his or their cards on the table face upwards, such cards are exposed, and liable to be called, each player's by the adversary; but should one player alone retain his hand, he cannot be forced to abandon it.
Page 102 - 1. P to К 4 2. P to К В 4 3 . Kt to К В з 4. В to Q В 4 5- Castles 6. Q takes P 7- P to
Page 219 - shall be no restriction as to the number, weight, size, shape or material of the mallets, nor as to the attitude or position of the striker ; nor as to the part of the mallet held, PROVIDED THE BALL is NOT STRUCK WITH THE HANDLE.
Page 164 - 56. All exposed cards are liable to be called, and must be left on the table ; but a card is not an exposed card when dropped on the floor or elsewhere below the table.

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