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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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Richmond and Its Inhabitants from the Olden Time

Richard Crisp - 1866 - 429 pagina’s
...occasions. He, Walpole, says : " A man dropped down dead at the door of White's Club, in London. He was carried in; the club immediately made bets whether he was dead or not ; and when they were R going to bleed him the wagerers for his death interposed, and said it would affect the fairness of...
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Curiosities of London: Exhibiting the Most Rare and Remarkable Objects of ...

John Timbs - 1867 - 871 pagina’s
...at White's. A man dropped down dead at the door, and was carried in ; the Club immediately made beta whether he was dead or not ; and when they were going to bleed him, the wogerers for bis death interposed, and said it would affect the fairness of the bet." " At the time...
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Hiscoke and son's Richmond notes [afterw] Richmond notes. March 1863 to ...

1868
...September 1st, 1750, states " that a man dropped down dead at the door of a cluh. room, was carried hi, and the club immediately made bets whether he was dead...and said it would affect the fairness of the bet." OBSERVER. THE THEATRE ROYAL, RICHMOND. This Theatre, which enjoys the honour of being called "Her Majesty's,"...
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Curiosities of London: Exhibiting the Most Rare and Remarkable Objects of ...

John Timbs - 1868 - 871 pagina’s
...They have put into tho papers 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...when they were going to bleed him, the wagerers for bis death interposed, an dfcaid it would affect the fairness of the bet." " At the time that White's...
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Adversaria, ana, and table talk, ed. by A. Hislop

Adversaria - 1869
...everything else, why have you never requested from them a piece of soap and a nail-brush?" A CLUB BET. THEY have put in the papers a good story made on White's; a man dropped down dead at the door, and was carried in; the club immediately made bets whether he was dead or not, and when they were going...
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Round about Piccadilly and Pall Mall: Or, A Ramble from Haymarket to Hyde Park

Henry Benjamin Wheatley - 1870 - 405 pagina’s
...carried inside ; the club at once made bets whether he was dead or not, and when the surgeon was about to bleed him, the wagerers for his death interposed,...and said it would affect the fairness of the bet. Walpole calls this a good story, and we can only hope that, like many another good story, it is not...
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Adversaria, ana

Adversaria - 1873
...everything else, why have you never requested from them a piece of soap and a nail-brush?" A CLUB BET. THEY have put in the papers a good story made on White's; a man dropped down dead at the door, and was carried in ; the club immediately made bets whether he was dead or not, and when they were...
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Humorous Phases of the Law

Irving Browne - 1876 - 190 pagina’s
...hat which he was holding in his hand; " a man dropped dead at White's door, and was carried in, and the club immediately made bets whether he was dead...or not, and when they were going to bleed him, the wagerersfor his death interposed and said it would affect the fairness of the bet." One Blake "betted...
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Old and new London: a narrative of its history, its people and its places ...

George Walter Thornbury - 1880
...They have put in the papers 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" By common consent, as it would appear from Captain Gronow, the late Lord Alvanley was rethe prince...
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London in 1880: Illustrated with Bird's-eye Views of the Principal Streets ...

Herbert Fry - 1880 - 324 pagina’s
...for gambling. Horace Walpole wrote, in 1750, of 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." At the top of St. James's Street we cross Piccadilly, and, bearing a little to the right, we shall...
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