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136              What Shall We Do Now?
so it goes on until either three noughts or three crosses are in a straight line in any direction. Thus, this is the end of a game in which noughts played first and crosses won :
But it often happens that the game is drawn, as in this example, in which noughts played first:
French and English.
" French and English," another game for two, belongs to the family of " Noughts and Crosses," and can be played anywhere and on any scrap of paper. You first decide which will be English and which French. Each player then takes one-half of the paper and covers it with, say, sixty dots. It does not matter how many, but there must be the same number on each side. Then in a corner each draws a cannon, or draws something that
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