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Page 625 - These simple machines are the lever, the wheel and axle, the pulley, the inclined plane, the wedge, and the screw.
Page 766 - Italian player oi some eminence. Walker says this may be classed as the most brilliant and critical opening known, and recommends the student to play it at every opportunity ; he also throws out the warning that an incorrect move may irrecoverably lose the game. The defence is most difficult to discover in actual play.
Page 48 - In all match games, lines connecting the liome and first bases, and the home and third bases, and also the lines of the striker's and pitcher's positions, shall be marked by the use of chalk or other suitable material, so as to be distinctly seen by the umpire. The...
Page 765 - WHITE. BLACK. 1. P. tO K. 4. i. P. tO K. 4. 2. P. to KB 4. 2. P. takes P. 3. K. Kt. to B. 3- 3- P. to K. Kt. 4. 4. KB to QB 4. 4. K. Kt. P. advances.
Page 7 - When there shall be more than four players on a side, there shall be no bounds. All hits, byes, and overthrows shall then be allowed.
Page 650 - I can take it into another room and there fire spirits of wine with it. If while it is electrifying I put my finger, or a piece of gold which I hold in my hand, to the nail, I receive a shock which stuns my arms and shoulders.
Page 66 - ... decide similarly for the second game. The partner of the player who served in the first game shall serve in the third; the partner of the player who served in the second game shall serve in the fourth, and so on in the same order in all the subsequent games of a set.