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player having the fewest points wins the party. If two have the same number of points, then he who has the fewest tricks has the preference; if points and tricks be equal, then he who dealt last wins ; but he who has not a trick has the prefer­ence over a trick without points ; and the espag-nolette played and won, gains the party in pre­ference to the last dealer. When every trick is made by the same person, there is no party; and. this is called making the reversis.
The great quinola pool is to consist of twenty-six fish, at the commencement, and to be renewed every time the pool is cleared, or has fewer in it than the twenty-six. This stake is attached to the knave of hearts, or great quinola, which can­not be put to the discard, unless there are three stakes, or a hundred fish in the pool. The little quinola pool, consisting of thirteen fish, attached to the queen of hearts, as little quinola, is to be renewed in the same manner, in proportion as the other, and the little quinola cannot be put to the discard, unless there are three stakes, or fifty fish in the pool. Each time either or both of the quinolas are placed, or played on a renounce, they are entitled to the stakes attached to them, except when there are three stakes in the pool, then the great quinola is to receive a hundred fish, and the little quinola fifty : on the contrary, each time the quinolas are forced, gergi or led out, the stakes are to be paid in the same proportion as they would have been received, except in the single in­stance of the person who played the quinolas making the reversis, when the quinola, to be enti­tled to any benefit, must be played before the two last tricks.
Every trick must be made by one person to make the reversis, which is undertaken when the
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