Hoyle's Games, Improved and Enlarged by New and Practical Treatises: With the Mathematical Analysis of the Chances of the Most Fashionable Games of the Day : Forming an Easy and Scientific Guide to the Gaming Table and the Most Popular Sports of the Field

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Longman and Company, 1847 - Card games - 492 pages

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Page 465 - In naming or entering for any race where there shall be any particular conditions required as a qualification to start, it shall be sufficient if the horse were qualified at the expiration of the time allowed for naming or entering, and he shall not be disqualified by anything which may happen after the expiration of that time, unless so specified in the article...
Page 465 - Owner, or in which he shall have a share, running in the same race, is disqualified for winning the race, whether such jostle or cross happened by the swerving of the horse, or by the foul and careless riding of the Jockey, or otherwise...
Page 427 - When there shall be less than five players on a side, neither byes nor over-throws shall be allowed, nor shall the striker be caught out behind the wicket, nor stumped out.
Page 424 - Or, if in running the wicket be struck down by a throw, or by the hand or arm (with ball in hand), before his bat (in hand) or some part of his person be grounded over the popping crease. But if both the bails be off, a stump must be struck out of the ground.
Page 423 - No Ball" or a " Wide Ball," the striker shall be allowed as many runs as he can get, and he shall not be put out except by running out. In the event of no run being obtained by any other means, then one run shall be added to the score of " No Balls" or " Wide Balls, " as the case may be. All runs obtained for " Wide Balls
Page 424 - Or, if with any part of his person he stop the ball, which, in the opinion of the umpire at the bowler's wicket, shall have been pitched in a straight line from it to the striker's wicket, and would have hit it.
Page 465 - ... without so doing, the prize shall be withheld for a period to be fixed upon by the Stewards, at the expiration of which^ time, if the qualification be not proved to the satisfaction of the Stewards, he shall not be entitled to the prize, though his horse shall have come in first ; but it shall be given to the owner of the second horse. When the qualification of a horse is objected to after that time, the person making the objection must prove the disqualification.
Page 222 - ... which is, in effect, losing those men by not having them in play. Besides, by crowding your game, you are often gammoned...
Page 73 - ... cards dealt from a whole pack, either first three and then two, or by one at A time. Several persons may play together, but the greatest number can be admitted when with three cards only.
Page 259 - ... or toy shops. The eight of diamonds must first be taken from the pack, and after settling the deal, shuffling, &c. the dealer dresses the board by putting fish, counters or other stakes one each to ace, king, queen, knave, and game ; two to matrimony, two to intrigue, and six to the nine of diamonds, stiled Pope.

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