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" They have put in the papers a good story made on White's: a man dropped down dead at the door, was carried in : the club immediately made bets whether he was dead or not, and when they were going to bleed him, the wagerers for his death interposed, and... "
The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction - Pagina 176
1833
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Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford, to Sir Horace Mann ..., Volume 2

Horace Walpole - 1833
...Freychappel, fought, and was killed. I am glad he never heard what poor Gibberne was intended for. They have put in the papers a good story made on White's...and said it would affect the fairness of the bet. Mr. Whithed has been so unlucky to have a large part of his seat, f which he hnd just repaired, burnt...
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The letters of Horace Walpole [ed. by J. Wright].

Horace Walpole (4th earl of Orford.) - 1840
...Freychappel, fought, and was killed. I am glad he never heard what poor Gibberne was intended for. They have put in the papers a good story made on White's:...interposed, and said it would affect the fairness of the bet Mr. Whithed has been so unlucky as to have a large part of his seat, 2 which he had just repaired,...
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The Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford: Including Numerous ..., Volume 2

Horace Walpole - 1840
...Freychappel, fought, and was killed. I am glad he never heard what poor Gibberne was intended for. They have put in the papers a good story made on White's...interposed, and said it would affect the fairness of the bet Mr. Whithed has been so unlucky as to have a large part of his seat,2 which he had just repaired, burnt...
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The Letters of Horace Walpole: Earl of Orford: Including Numerous Letters ...

Horace Walpole - 1842
...Freychappel", fought, and was killed. I am glad he never heard what poor Gibberne was intended for. They have put in the papers a good story made on White's:...and said it would affect the fairness of the bet. Mr. Whithed has been so unlucky as to have a large part of his seat," which he had just repaired, burnt...
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London, Volume 3

Charles Knight - 1842
...tells a story which is characteristic enough to be true, though he hints that it was invented : — " They have put in the papers a good story made on White's...and said it would affect the fairness of the bet." JA great deal of this reckless spirit of gambling, which lasted through the century, and which probably...
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Cyclopedia of Moral and Religious Anecdotes: A Collection of Nearly Three ...

Kazlitt Arvine - 1848 - 891 pagina’s
...time dropped down dead at the door of White's club house, into which he was carried ; the members of the club immediately made bets whether he was dead or not ; and upon its being proposed to bleed him, the wagerers for his death interposed, alleging that it would...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1850
...&c., less piquant : ' White's ' is particularly full. We select a few characteristic anecdotes : — ' They have put in the papers a good story made on White's....and said it would affect the fairness of the bet.' — Walpole. ' Very often the taste of running perpetually after diversions is not a mark of any pleasure...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1850
...&c., less piquant : ' White's ' is particularly full. We select a few characteristic anecdotes : — * They have put in the papers a good story made on White's....and said it would affect the fairness of the bet.' — Walpole. ' Very often the taste of running perpetually after diversions is not a mark of any pleasure...
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The Quarterly review, Volume 86

1850
...&c., less piquant : ' White's ' is particularly full. We select a few characteristic anecdotes : — 'They have put in the papers a good story made on...when they were going to bleed him, the wagerers for iiis death interposed, and said it would affect the fairness of the bet.' — Walpole. ' Very often...
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Cyclopędia of moral and religious anecdotes

Kazlitt Arvine - 1850
...time dropped down dead at the door of White's club house, into which he was carried ; the members of the club immediately made bets whether he was dead or not ; and upon its being proposed to bleed him, the wagerers for his death interposed, alleging that it would...
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