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" These were mentioned as among the general rules of the game, serving" to denote its character. It was agreed that Mr. Canning, assisted by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, who sat next to him, should put the questions ; and that I, assisted by Lord Granville,... "
The Metropolitan - Page 392
1845
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The United States Magazine and Democratic Review, Volume 7

United States - 1840
...next to me, • should give the answers. Lord Granville and I were, consequently, to have the thought in common ; and it was well understood that the discovery of it, if made, was to be the fair result of the questions and an swers, not of any hocus pocus. With these ns the preliminaries, and the parties...
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The United States Democratic Review, Volume 7

United States - 1840
...sat next to me, should give the answers. Lord Granville and I were, consequently, to have the thought in common ; and it was well understood that the discovery of it, if made, was to be the fair result of the questions and an swers, not of any hocus pocus. With these as the preliminaries, and the parties...
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Chambers's Edinburgh Journal

1850
...* 'Fireside Amunementa ;' being the last published volume of :liamberB'8 Library for Young People. next to me, should give the answers. Lord Granville...the questions and answers, not of signs passing, or hocus-pocus of any description. With these as the preliminaries, and the parties sitting face to face,...
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Memoranda of a Residence at the Court of London, Comprising Incidents ...

Richard Rush - Great Britain - 1845 - 640 pages
...of renown, ancient or modern, man or woman ; or any work or memo• The present Earl of Ripon. rial of art well known ; but not a mere event, as a battle...sitting face to face on opposite sides of the table, we began the battle. First question by Mr. Canning. Does what you have thought of belong to the animal...
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Memoranda of a Residence at the Court of London, Comprising Incidents ...

Richard Rush - Great Britain - 1845 - 640 pages
...of renown, ancient or modern, man or woman ; or any work or memo• The present Earl of Ripon. rial of art well known ; but not a mere event, as a battle...the questions and answers, not of signs passing, or 4iocus pocus of any description. With these as the preliminaries, and the parties sitting face to face...
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The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Volume 45

1845
...the exchequer, who sat next to him, should put the questions; and that I, assisted by Lord Grauville, who sat next to me, should give the answers. Lord...of mental inference from the questions and answers, notof signs passing, or hocus pocus of any discription. With these as the preliminaries, and the parties...
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Popular Pastimes for Field and Fireside; Or, Amusements for Young and Old

Caroline L. Smith - Amusements - 1867 - 248 pages
...memorial of art, but not a mere event, as a battle, for instance. Of course, the discovery, if made, is to be the fair result of mental inference from the questions and answers, not of signs passing, or juggling of any description. Mr. Pitt is said to have once succeeded in this game, when the subject...
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The American Home Book of In-door Games, Amusements, and Occupations

Mrs. Caroline L. Smith - Amusements - 1872 - 378 pages
...memorial of art, but not a mere event, as a battle, for instance. Of course the discovery, if made, is to be the fair result of mental inference from the questions and answers, not of signs passing, or juggling of any description. Mr. Pitt is said to have once succeeded in this game, when the subject...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 25

1850
...thought or secret in common. And it was well understood that the discovery of it, if made, was to he the fair result of mental inference from the questions...sitting face to face, on opposite sides of the table, we began the battle." be foiled, as, by the law of the game, he would have been if he had not now solved...
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The Living Age, Volume 25

1850
...thought or secret in common. And it was well understood that the discovery of it, if made, was to he the fair result of mental inference from the questions...sitting face to face, on opposite sides of the table, we began the battle." We shall not give the details of the game, because these were published in 1810...
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