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274                       QUADRILLE.
four, and five of hearts, one small diamond, and two small spades. That it wins is 1025 to 106, near 10 to 1 ; provided the lead comes into your hand a second time without trumping with a matadore.
16.  Three false matadores, with the queen, three, four, and five of hearts, one small diamond, and two small clubs. (The same.)
17.  Manille, basto, king, three, four, and five of hearts, king and one diamond, and two small clubs. That it loses is 1514 to 1125, or about 4 to 3.
18.  Manille, basto, queen, three, four and five of hearts, king, and one club, and two small spades. That it loses is 278 to 99, or near 3 to 1.
19- Manille, basto, three, four, five, and six of hearts, king, and one diamond, and two small clubs. That it loses is 2639 to 495, or about 6 to 1.
20.  Spadille, deuce, three, four, five, and six of hearts, king and one diamond, and the king of spades and of clubs. That spadille fetches out three trumps is above 4 to 1, and consequently-above 4 to 1 for winning.
21.  Spadille, three, four, five, and six of hearts, king and one diamond, king and one spade, and the king of clubs. That three sure tricks in trumps lie against the player, is 1384 to 1255, and consequently the odds are against him. He should lead a small trump ; for if he play spadille, he has no chance. At his second lead he ought to play spadille.
22.  Three matadores, three, four, and five of diamonds, two small hearts, and two small spades or clubs.
23.  Manille, basto, punto, three and four of diamonds or hearts, king and one spade, and king and two clubs.
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