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" For life is a kind of Chess, in which we have often points to gain, and competitors or adversaries to contend with, and in which there is a vast variety of good and ill events, that are, in some degree, the effects of prudence or the want of it. "
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An Introduction to the History and Study of Chess;: With Copious ...

Thomas Pruen - Chess - 1804 - 314 pages
...vanquished as well as the victor. " The game of Chess is not merely an idle amusement. Several very valuable qualities of the mind, useful in the course...with, and in which there is a vast variety of good and ill events, that are, in some degree, the effects of prudence or the want of it. By playing at Chess,...
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An introduction to the history and study of chess; to which is added, The ...

Thomas Pruen (of Cheltenham.) - 1804
...vanquished as well as the victor. " The game of Chess is not merely an idle amusement. Several very valuable qualities of the mind, useful in the course...with, and in which there is a vast variety of good and ill events, that are, in some degree, the effects of prudence or the want of it. By playing at Chess,...
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Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1804 - 59 pages
...the vanquished as well as the victor. The game of Chess is not merely an idle amusement. Several very valuable qualities of the mind, useful in the course...adversaries to contend with, and in which there is vast variety of good and ill events, which are, in some degree, the effects of prudence or the want...
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The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics, and Morals, of the ..., Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1806
...the vanquished as well as the victor. The game of chess is not merely an idle amusement. Several very valuable qualities of the mind, useful in the course...human life, are to be acquired or strengthened by it, SQ as to become habits, ready on all occasions. For life is a kind of chess, in which we have often...
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An Easy Introduction to the Game of Chess: Containing One ..., Volumes 1-2

Chess - 1806
...MORALS OF CHESS. В Г OR. FRANKLIN. THE Game of Chess is not merely an idle amusement ; several verv valuable qualities of the mind, useful in the course of human life, are to be acquired and strengthened by it, so as to become habits ready on all occasions ; for life is a kind of Chess,...
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Mr. Hoyle's Game of Chess: Including His Chess Lectures, with Selections ...

Edmond Hoyle - Chess - 1808 - 92 pages
...OF CHESS, />/?. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN. J HE game of Chess is not merely an idle amusement ; several very valuable qualities of the mind, useful in the course...with, and in which there is a vast variety of good and ill events, that are, in some degree, the effects of prudence or the want of it. By playing at chess,...
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Mr. Hoyle's Game of Chess: Including His Chess Lectures, with Selections ...

Edmond Hoyle - Chess - 1808 - 92 pages
...CHESS. BY DR. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN. -I HE game of Chess is not merely an idle amusement ; several very valuable qualities of the mind, useful in the course...occasions; for life is a kind of chess, in which we hare often points to gain, and competitors or adversaries to contend with, and in which there is a...
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Works of the Late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Memoirs of His Early Life

Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1810 - 274 pages
...course of human hf, , uie to be acquired or ttri ngtlitncd by ii , so as to become habits, ' ' udy on all occasions. For life is a kind of chess, in which we have olu n poin-s to i,;iin- and compeutors ot a ivi- rsaries lo convtiiti, uadiu wiacli U>i-rciAd \Ğai...
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The Essays, Humourous, Moral and Literary: Of the Late Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - American essays - 1811 - 182 pages
...to the Tanquished as well as the victor. The game of chess is not merely an idle amusement. Several valuable qualities of the mind, useful in the course...are to be acquired or strengthened by it, so as to beĞ come habit.-., ready on all occa ions. For life is a kiud of chess, in which we have often points...
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The Essays, Humourous, Moral and Literary: Of the Late Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - American essays - 1811 - 182 pages
...victor. The game of chess is not merely an idle amusement. Several valuable qualities of the. mjnd, useful in the course of human life, are to be acquired...strengthened by it, so as to become habits, ready on all occa ions. For life is a kind of qhess, ii> which we have often points to gain, and competitors or...
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