Cassell's book of in-door amusements, card games and fireside fun

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Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Company, 1882 - 224 ページ
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226 ページ - The Encyclopaedic Dictionary. A New and Original Work of Reference to all the Words in the English Language, with a Full Account of their Origin, Meaning, Pronunciation, and Use.
111 ページ - If an erroneous score be proved, such mistake can be corrected prior to the conclusion of the game in which it occurred, and such game is not concluded until the trump card of the following deal has been turned up.
36 ページ - Here comes a candle to light you to bed, And here comes a chopper to chop off your head.
226 ページ - Dictionary of Phrase and Fable ; giving the Derivation, Source, or Origin of Common Phrases, Allusions, and Words that have a Tale to Tell.
214 ページ - Twill be found in the sphere when 'tis riven asunder, Be seen in the lightning, and heard in the thunder ; 'Twas allotted to man with his earliest breath, Attends at his birth and awaits him in death, Presides o'er his happiness, honour, and health, Is the prop of his house, and the end of his wealth.
214 ページ - Presides o'er his happiness, honour, and health, Is the prop of his house, and the end of his wealth. In the heaps of the miser 'tis hoarded with care, But is sure to be lost on his prodigal heir.
84 ページ - There are a few simple slate games which have been in the past, and no doubt will be in the future, the means of affording innocent amusement to many a youngster.
36 ページ - Oranges and lemons, say the bells of St. Clement's,"' the Sweeneys' nurse sang. ' "Half-pence and farthings, say the bells of St. Martin's. When will you pay me ? say the bells at old Bailey . . ." ' 'It's not a hat,' a woman cried, and at her back roared a cocktail party.
112 ページ - ... 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. 35. When a player whose duty it is to cut has once separated the pack, he cannot alter his intention ; he can neither re-shuffle nor re-cut the cards.
40 ページ - Be good, sweet maid, and let who can be clever; Do lovely things, not dream them, all day long; And so make Life, and Death, and that For Ever, One grand sweet song.

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