The Chess player's chronicle

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Page 94 - Yet was there one thro' whom I loved her, one Not learned, save in gracious household ways, Not perfect, nay, but full of tender wants, No Angel, but a dearer being, all dipt In Angel instincts, breathing Paradise...
Page 172 - White. (Mr.S.) 1. P. to K. fourth 2. K. Kt. to B. third 3. K..B. to QB fourth 4. P. to Q. Kt. fourth 5. P. to QB third 6.
Page 94 - For woman is not undevelopt man, . But diverse : could we make her as the man, Sweet Love were slain: his dearest bond is this, Not like to like, but like in difference. Yet in the long years liker must they grow; The man be more of woman, she of man; He gain in sweetness and in moral height, Nor lose the wrestling thews that throw the world; She mental breadth, nor fail in childward care...
Page 156 - Yes ! where is he, the Champion and the Child Of all that's great or little, wise or wild ? Whose game was empires and whose stakes were thrones ? Whose table, earth — whose dice were human bones ? Behold the grand result in yon lone isle, And, as thy nature urges, weep or smile.
Page 172 - Black. (Mr.M,) 1. P. to K. fourth 2. Q. Kt. to B. third 3. KB to QB fourth 4. B. takes Q. Kt. P.
Page 251 - His mind, exquisitely amiable, was never healthy ; his recreations were generally those of a hypochondriac or a humorist ; and we really believe that he might have been less subject to morbid imaginings — more fitted to turn his intellectual powers to practical account — had he given to the close and methodical calculations of chess some of those hours which he passed in gazing dreamily on the drawing-room fire. On the other hand, we might multiply the names of eminent men — some already alluded...
Page 1 - К. fourth 2. P. takes P. 3. P. to K. Kt. fourth 4. P. to K. Kt. fifth 5. Kt. to К. В. third White, (Herr 1. P. to K. fourth 2.
Page 247 - ... to them, they say that they never take back a move, but that they are ready to begin another game.' Perhaps the most remarkable instance on record of a strict enforcement of the tenor of chess-law occurred in the celebrated match, by correspondence, between the London and Edinburgh Clubs At the 27th move of the second game the London Club threw a rook away. How they did so Mr. Lewis explains in the following words : — The 26th, 27th, and 28th moves were sent on the same day to the...
Page 1 - W. \VAVTE.) 1. P. to K. fourth 2. P. to KB fourth 3. K. Kt. to B. third 4. P. to KR fourth 5.
Page 140 - P. 4. Q. Kt. to B. third 5. K. Kt. to B. third 6. KB to Q.

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