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ancient appears better Bishop Black called Castles century checkmate Chess Club Chess-men Chronicle CORRESPONDENTS discov eighth check figures former fourth check French given giving head K. B. fifth K. B. P. takes K. B. second K. B. seventh K. B. square K. B. third K. B. to Q K. B. to Q. B. King King's Knight Kt.'s square Kti's Lewis London Match mate mentioned mind move Notes to Game opening original passage Pawn period piece played position present probably PROBLEM published Q. B. fourth Q. B. takes Q. B. to K Q. R. to Q Qi's Queen received remarkable Ri's Rook says second 17 seventh check side sixth check solution taken takes K. R. P. takes Kt takes Q takes Q. P. term third 12 third 9 third check White YOUNG PLAYERS
Page 64 - Who hath taken this counsel against Tyre, the crowning city, whose merchants are princes, whose traffickers are the honourable of the earth...
Page 14 - LIFE. I MADE a posy, while the day ran by : Here will I smell my remnant out, and tie My life within this band.
Page 64 - The LORD of hosts hath purposed it, "to stain the pride of all glory, and to bring into contempt all the honourable of the earth.
Page 349 - ... of real armies. By a natural corruption of the pure Sanscrit word, it was changed by the old Persians into Chatrang; but the Arabs, who soon after took possession of their country, had neither the initial nor...
Page 47 - Let greatness of her glassy sceptres vaunt, " Not sceptres, no, but reeds, soon bruis'd, soon broken; " And let this worldly pomp our wits enchant, " All fades, and scarcely leaves behind a token. " Those golden palaces, those gorgeous halls, " With furniture superfluously fair, " Those stately courts, those sky-encount'ring walls, " Evanish all, like vapours in the air.
Page 16 - Guide to thy labours ; who call'd up the night, And bid her fall upon thee, like sweet showers, In hollow murmurs, to lock up thy powers...
Page 46 - Shall horses run upon the rock? will one plow there with oxen ? for ye have turned judgment into gall, and the fruit of righteousness into hemlock...
Page viii - ... an endless screw, consisting of twelve threads, each of which was placed at the distance of a line and a half from the other. A piece of copper was fixed above this screw ; and within it was a steel pivot, which was inserted between the threads of the screw, and obliged the cylinder above mentioned to pursue the threads.
Page 15 - Man is his own star; and the soul that can Render an honest and a perfect man, Commands all light, all influence, all fate; Nothing to him falls early or too late. Our acts our angels are, or good or ill, Our fatal shadows that walk by us still.
Page 349 - Shatranj, which found its way presently into the modern Persian, and at length into the dialects of India, where the true derivation of the name is known only to the learned.