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out, a player's taw remains in the ring, he does not suffer, because the game is then over. The other two rules are these : If a player succeeds in hitting the taw of another the owner of that taw not only must leave the game but hand over any marbles he has won. (In no case are taws parted with.) Also, if it happens that only two players are left, and one of these has his taw hit,
that ends the game, for the player who hit it not only has the marble of the taw's owner but all the marbles left in the ring too.
" Ring Taw " can be played by as few as two players ; but in this case they must each put several marbles in the ring.
To decide which player is to begin, it is customary for them all to aim at the ring from the knuckling-down line, and which-
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