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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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Tallis's Illustrated London, Volume 2

William Gaspey - 1851
...characteristic story appeared in the papers of 1750. "A man who dropped down dead at the door of White's was carried in; the club immediately made bets whether...and said it would affect the fairness of the bet." Pall-mall, however, is the western region in which the club-houses most abound, the greater part of...
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Once Upon a Time, Volume 2

Charles Knight - 1854
...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." * A great deal of this reckless spirit of gambling, which lasted through the century, and which probably...
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Once Upon a Time

Charles Knight - 1854
...be true, though he hints that it was invented : — " They * Horace Walpole to Mann, April 2, 1750. have put in the papers a good story made on White's...and said it would affect the fairness of the bet." * A great deal of this reckless spirit of gambling, which lasted through the century, and which probably...
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Table Traits: With Something on Them

Dr. Doran (John) - 1854 - 547 pagina’s
...prevailed, Walpole quotes " a good story made at White's." A man dropped down dead at the door, and was carried in; the Club immediately made bets whether...and said it would affect the fairness of the bet! . Some of the old rules of the houses are rich in " table traits." Thus, in 1736, every member was...
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Once Upon a Time, Volume 2

Charles Knight - 1854
...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:...the door, was carried in ; the club immediately made beta whether he was dead or not; and when they were going to bleed him, the wagerers for his death...
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The Life of Henry Fielding

Frederick Lawrence - 1855 - 384 pagina’s
...and the club of gamesters at White's." [Of this olub Horace Walpole tells the following story : — " They have put in the papers a good story made on White's...were going to bleed him, the wagerers for his death interfered, and said it would affect the fairness of the bet."] Mr. Glover— an eminent Lo ndon merchant,...
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Table Traits with Something on Them

Dr. Doran (John) - 1855 - 489 pagina’s
...prevailed, Walpole quotes " a good story made at White's." A man dropped down dead at the door, and was carried in ; the club immediately made bets whether...wagerers for his death interposed, and said it would afiect the fairness of the bet ! Some of the old rules of the houses are rich in table traits."...
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The Life of Henry Fielding: With Notices of His Writings, His Times, and His ...

Frederick Lawrence - 1855 - 384 pagina’s
...and the club of gamesters at White's." [Of this club Horace Walpole tells the following story : — " They have put in the papers a good story made on White's...the door, was carried in : the club immediately made beta whether he was dead or not, and when they were going to bleed him, the wagerers for his death...
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Curiosities of London: Exhibiting the Most Rare and Remarkable Objects of ...

John Timbs - 1855 - 800 pagina’s
...dropped down dead at the door, and u-.i-* carri il in ; the Club immediately made bets whether he ua* dead or not ; and when they were going to bleed him,...the wagerers for his death interposed, and said it wuuld affect the fairness of the bet." The Club, on June 20, 1814, gave at Burlington-house, to the...
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Curiosities of London: Exhibiting the Most Rare and Remarkable Objects of ...

John Timbs - 1855 - 800 pagina’s
...into the ' -iptrs a Kood ^tory made at White's. A man dropped down dead at the door, and TAS canird in; the Club immediately made bets whether he was dead or not ; and -bin tliey were poing to bleed him, the wagerers fur his death interpused, and Я..1 it would affect...
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