Chess World, Volume 4

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Page 82 - The board is of one uniform color, though the square might be colored, as with us, for the sake of convenience. The pieces are also of one uniform color, as they are used (at pleasure) by either party, as his own, after being captured from the adversary. They are of various sizes, are long and wedge-shaped, being at the same time sharpened from side to side, in front, and the name of each piece is inscribed upon it — both the original and the one assumed upon being reversed — (as below).
Page 408 - It heals the mind in sickness, and exercises it in health. It is rest to the overworked intellect, and relaxation to the fatigued body. It lessens the grief of the mourner, and heightens the enjoyment of the happy. It teaches the angry man to restrain his passions, the light-minded to become grave, the cautious to be bold, and the venturesome to be prudent. It affords a keen delight to youth, a sober pleasure to manhood, and a perpetual solace to old age.
Page 165 - KR third 18. K. to KR square 19. R. takes Kt. 20. Q. takes Q. 21. P. takes P. 22. K. to Kt. square 23. Kt. to QB second BLACK.
Page 23 - The chief who viewed the elaught'ring scene from far. This, bravely daring in the arduous toil, Repels the host advancing to the spoil ; While cautious that moves dreadful on and slow, And fraudful meditates the certain blow ; What tho' in guise a slave he seems in chains, Two captives he in durance close detains.
Page 95 - BROWNSON.*) 1. P. to K. fourth 2. Kt. to KB third 3. B. to QB fourth 4. P. to Q. Kt. fourth 5. P. to QB third 6. P. to Q. fourth 7. Castles 8. P. takes P. 9. P. to Q. fifth 10. B. to Q. Kt. second 11. B.
Page 280 - L.) 1. P. to K. fourth 2. P. to Q. fourth 3. P. takes P. 4. P. to QB fourth 5. Kt. to KB third 6.
Page 82 - Kin-shio, as the Oho-shio, except that he cannot move diagonally backward. Neither of the above are ever reversed or acquire different powers ; but all the pieces below may be reversed, (at the option of the player,) when they move to or from any square, in any of the adversary's three first rows, and thereby they acquire different powers, as well as different names.
Page 459 - HALFORD.) 1. P. to K. fourth 2. P. to Q. fourth 3. P. takes P. 4. Kt. to KB third 5.
Page 2 - The landing above us was concealed by a curtain of thick smoke, now and then alive, as it were, with quick tongues of writhing flame. To ascend was impossible ; already the fire was about him.

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