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BILLIARDS.                        309
for the carom ; three for the red hazard ; and two for the white hazard.
33.  If the striker should carambole by playing first at the w-hite ball, and also hole his own and the red ball, he wrins seven points :—two for the carom ; two for the white losing hazard ; and three for the red winning hazard.
34.  If the striker should carambole by striking the red ball first, and at the same time hole his own, and the red ball, he wins eight points :—two for the carom ; three for the red losing, and three for the red winning hazard.
35.  If the striker should carambole by striking the white ball first, and hole his own and his ad­versary's, and the red ball, he wins nine points :— two for the carambole ; two for each of the white hazards ; and three for the red hazard.
36.  If the striker should carambole by striking the red ball first, and by the same stroke hole his own and the red, and his adversary's ball, he gains ten points :—two for the carambole ; three for the red losing ; three for the red winning, and two for the white winning hazard.
37- After the adversary's ball is off the table, and the two remaining balls are either upon the line, or within the stringing-nails or spots, at the upper end, where the white balls are originally placed in leading, it is called a baulk : and the striker who is to play from the ring must strike the opposite cushion, to make his ball rebound, so as to hit one of the balls in the baulk; which, if he do not, he loses one point.
38. It sometimes happens, after the red ball has been holed or forced over the table, that one of the white balls so occupies its place, that it cannot be put upon its proper spot without touching the same. In such a case, the marker must hold the
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