The British Chess Magazine, Volume 5

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Trubner & Company, 1885 - Chess

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Page 411 - TWILIGHT. THE twilight is sad and cloudy, The wind blows wild and free, And like the wings of sea-birds Flash the white caps of the sea.
Page 332 - Cocoa-tree, and in the theatres both of Drury Lane and the Haymarket. I have been taken for a merchant upon the Exchange for above these ten years, and sometimes pass for a Jew in the assembly of stock-jobbers at Jonathan's.
Page 196 - Council, from time to time may appoint. No Member whose subscription is in arrear shall be entitled to vote or take part in the proceedings or the Meeting.
Page 411 - But in the fisherman's cottage There shines a ruddier light, And a little face at the window Peers out into the night. Close, close it is pressed to the window, As if those childish eyes Were looking into the darkness To see some form arise. And a woman's waving shadow Is passing to and fro, Now rising to the ceiling, Now bowing and bending low. What tale do the roaring ocean, And the night-wind, bleak and wild, As they beat at the crazy casement, Tell to that little child?
Page 429 - I, madam, on Abstract Philosophy. There I propose considering, at length, Three points — The Is, the Might Be, and the Must. Whether the Is, from being actual fact, Is more important than the vague Might Be, Or the Might Be, from taking wider scope, Is for that reason greater than the Is: And lastly, how the Is and Might Be stand Compared with the inevitable Must!
Page 165 - Walker). 1 P to K 4 . 2 Kt to KB 3 3 B to B 4...
Page 13 - But, good my brother, Do not, as some ungracious pastors do, Show me the steep and thorny way to heaven, Whilst, like a puffd and reckless libertine, Himself the primrose path of dalliance treads And recks not his own rede.
Page 387 - These sayings are true at all times, and equally true that " a little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest men.
Page 315 - In some cases the dash is omitted, and the moves recorded simply PK 4, Kt KB 3, BB 4, &c. (c) The moves are arranged in line, White's move being first, thus : 1 P to K 4, P to K 4, 2 Kt to KB 3, Kt to QB 3, 3 B to B 4, B to B 4, 4 B takes P(ch.), K takes B. (d) The moves are written in the form of a fraction, White's move being the numerator, and Black's the denominator, and the number of the move is denoted by a figure prefixed — eg : P-K4 Kt - KB 3 B-B4 BxP(ch.) LP-K4; 2'Kt-Q B3; 3'B-B4; 4...
Page 308 - WHITE. White to play and mate in two moves. White to play and mate in three moves.

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