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" I shall not determine ; but I think it is very wonderful to see persons of the best sense passing away a dozen hours together in shuffling and dividing a pack of cards, with no other conversation but what is made up of a few game phrases, and no other... "
Interesting Anecdotes, Memoirs, Allegories, Essays, and Poetical Fragments ... - Page 59
by Joseph Addison - 1794 - 1078 pages
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The Spectator: ...

1718 - 348 pages
...paffing away a dozen Hours together in muffling and dividing a Pack of Cards, with no other Convention but what is made up of a few Game Phrafes, and no other Ideas but thofe of black or red Spots ranged together in different Fi• gures. Would not a Man laugh to hear any one of this Species...
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The Spectator, Volume 2

1729 - 342 pages
...very wonderful to fee Perfons of the beft Senfe pnffin< away a dozen Hours together in fhuffling and dividing a Pack of Cards, with no other Converfation...few Game Phrafes, and no other Ideas but thofe of blacker red Spots ranged together in different Figures. Would not a Man laugh to hear any oneof this...
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The Spectator, Volume 2

1729 - 354 pages
...it it very wonderdil to (ee Pcrfons of the bed Senfe palling away a doze* Hours together in muffling And dividing a Pack of Cards, with no other Converfation...what is made up of a few Game Phrafes, and no other Ideai but thofe of bl.ickor red Spots ranged together in different Figures. Would not a Man laugh to...
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The Spectator, Volume 2

1739 - 346 pages
...very vvonder-ful to fee Perfons of the belt Senfe paffing away a. dozen .Hours together in fhuffling and dividing a Pack of Cards, with no other Converfation...made up of a few Game Phrafes, and no other Ideas but thole of black or red Spots ranged together in different Figures. Would not a Man laugh to hear any...
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The Dignity of Human Nature: Or, A Brief Account of the Certain ..., Volume 2

James Burgh - 1767 - 526 pages
...paffing away hours together in Jkuffling and dividing a ' pack of cards, with no other cotrvtrfation, but what is made ' up of a few game phrafes, and no other ideas but thofe of " black orreilfpots ranged together in different figures. Would " not a man laugh to hear any one of this fpecies...
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The Dignity of Human Nature: Or, a Brief Account of the Certain ..., Volume 2

James Burgh - 1767 - 516 pages
...but what is made 1 up of a few game pbrafes, and no other ideas but thofe of •' black or red/pott ranged together in different figures. Would ,' not a man laugh to hear any one of this ipecies complaining HUMAN NATURE. 167 verfions of the theatre. And by the fagacity of the managers...
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The Moral Miscellany: Or, a Collection of Select Pieces, in Prose and Verse ...

1773 - 394 pages
...it is very wonderful to fee perfons of the beft fenfe paffingaway a dozen hours together in muffling and dividing a pack of cards, with no other converfation but what is made up of a few game phrafcs, ?.nd no other ideas but thofe of black or red fpots ranged together in different -figures....
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose, Selected ...

Vicesimus Knox - 1790 - 1058 pages
...is very wonderful to fee perfons of the beft fenle palling away a dozen hours together in muffling and dividing a pack of cards, with no other converfation...fpots ranged together in different figures. Would not'a man laugh to hear any one of this fpccies complaining that life is ihort ? The ftage might be...
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The Prose epitome; or, Extracts, elegant, instructive, and entertaining ...

1792 - 494 pages
...and dividing a pack of carib, with no other convcrfatiou but what in made up of a few game phrafcs, and no other ideas but thofe of black or red fpots ranged together in different figure;:. Would not a man laugh to h. .r any une of this fpccies complaining that life is mort. The...
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The Dignity of Human Nature: Or, a Brief Account of the Certain and ...

James Burgh - 1794 - 572 pages
...I think it is very wonderful to fee perfons of the lnjij'enfe, paflmgaway bours together m fluffing and dividing a pack of cards, with no other con•verfation, but what 13 made up ot'a few game phrafes. and no other ideas, but tliofe of black or red fyoti, ranged together...
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