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Page 152 - ... a card be exposed, or if there be any confusion of the cards, or a doubt as to the exact place in which the pack •was divided, there must be a fresh cut.
Page 83 - ... or play several such winning cards, one after the other, without waiting for his partner to play, the latter may be called on to win, if he can, the first or any other of those tricks, and the other cards thus improperly played are exposed cards. 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...
Page 104 - If a player who has rendered himself liable to have the highest or lowest of a suit called...
Page 120 - If a player make a false move — that is, either by playing a man of his own to a square to which it cannot be legally moved, or by capturing an adverse man by a move which cannot be legally made — he must, at the choice of his opponent, and according to the case, either move his own man legally, capture the man legally, or move any other man legally movable.
Page 152 - A explains that his attention had been diverted, and that he thought he had not played to the trick. The adversaries claim to be entitled to the penalties for leading out of turn, on the ground that the penalty should depend, not on the actual intention of the player, but on his possible intention.
Page 104 - ... fail to play as directed, or if when called on to lead one suit he lead another, having in his hand one or more cards of the suit demanded (Laws...
Page 83 - If all four players throw their cards on the table face upwards, the hands are abandoned ; and no one can again take up his cards. Should this general exhibition show that the game might have been saved or won, neither claim can be entertained, unless a revoke be established.