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Draughts, a game that, for scientific combi­nation, vies with Chess itself. Thirdly, Dia­grams, illustrating the mathematical theory of Billiards. Fourthly, the latest regulations on the subjects of Horse Racing and Cricket; and lastly, a succint treatise upon that Old English sport connected with so many histo­rical associations—Archery.
Such are the most prominent features of the New Edition of Hoyle's Games, which the Editor flatters himself will present in its ensemble a recommendation that will ensure it, from the indulgence of the public, a favour­able reception.
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