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The Works of the Late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life Written ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1815 - 336 pages
...the laws of the game, such as, " If you touch a piece, you •• must move it somewhere ; if you set it down, you " must let it stand ;" and it is therefore...particularly of war; in which, if you have incautiously put yourselves into a bad and dangerous position, you cannot obtain your enemy's leave to withdraw your...
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An Easy Introduction to the Game of Chess: Containing One Hundred Examples ...

Chess - 1820 - 282 pages
...it stand. Therefore, it would be the better way to observe these rules, as the game becomes thereby more the image of human life, and particularly of...dangerous position, you cannot obtain your enemy's Jeave to withdraw your troops, and place them more securely, but you must abide all the consequences...
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Essays and Letters, Volumes 1-2

Benjamin Franklin - American essays - 1820 - 360 pages
...strictly the laws of the game, such as, " If you touch a piece, you must more it somewhere: if you set it down, you must let it stand :" and it is therefore best that these rules should be observed, us the game thereby becomes more the image of human life, and particalarly of war; in which, if you...
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Essays and Letters, Volumes 1-2

Benjamin Franklin - 1821 - 232 pages
...strictly the laws of the game, such as, " If you touch a piece, you must move it somewhere : if you set it down you must let it stand :" and it is therefore...which, if you have incautiously put yourself into bad and dangerous position, you cannot obtain your enemy's leave to withdraw your troops, and place...
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Essays and Letters, Volumes 1-2

Benjamin Franklin - 1821 - 238 pages
...strictly the laws of the game, such as, " If you touch a piece, you must move it somewhere: if you set it down you must let it stand:" and it is therefore...the image of human life, and particularly of war; in whieh, if you have incautiously put yourself into a bad and dangerous position, you cannot obtnin your...
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The British Prose Writers...: Dr. B. Franklin's essays

British prose literature - 1821
...the game, such as, " If you touch a piece, you must move it somewhere: if you set it down, you muht let it stand :" and it is therefore best that these...life, and particularly of war; in which, if you have incantiously put yourself into a bad and dangerous position, you cannot obtain your enemy's leave to...
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The New Monthly Magazine and Humorist, Volume 49

English literature - 1837 - 638 pages
...strictly the laws of the game, such as, ' If you touch a piece you must move it somewhere ; if you set it down you must let it stand,' and it is therefore...as the game thereby becomes more the image of human lii'e, and particularly of war ; and which, if you have incautiously put yourself into a bad and dangerous...
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The European Magazine, and London Review, Volume 12

English literature - 1787 - 584 pages
...fland. Thctefiire, it wculd he the batter way to obferve thefe rules, as the gi'me becomes inertby more the image of human life, and particularly of war; in which, if you have iucaiitioufly put vourfelf into a bad nnd d.ir:-, gen.'ur. pniilion, you cannot obuin your ene^ rny's...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Including a Sketch of the Rise and Progress ...

United States - 1826 - 422 pages
...you must let it stand ;" and it is therefore beat that these rules should be observed ; as the painc thereby becomes more the image of human life, and particularly of war ; in which, if yon have incautiously put yourself into a bad and dangerous position, you cannot obtain your enemy's...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 2

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829 - 364 pages
...strictly the laws of the game, such as, " If you touch a piece, you must move it somewhere; if you set it down you must let it stand;" and it is therefore...particularly of war; in which, if you have incautiously put j-ourself into a bad and dangerous position, you cannot obtain your enemy's leave to withdraw your...
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