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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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The London 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 White's....or not ; and when they were going to bleed him, the wngerers for his death interposed, and said it would affect the fairness of the bet.' — Walpole....
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London in ...: Illustrated with Bird's Eye Views of the Principal Streets

Herbert Fry - 1886
...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...wagerers for his death interposed, and said it would afiect the fairness of the bet." White's is depicted by Hogarth in his ' Hake's Progress,' as " Black's."...
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London ...: Illustrated by ... Bird's-eye Views of the Principal Streets ...

1887
...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." White's is depicted by Hogarth in his ' Rake's Progress,' as " Black's." At No. 10 St. James's Street...
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London, Past and Present: Its History, Associations, and Traditions, Volume 3

Henry Benjamin Wheatley - 1891
...first baronet that will be hanged is this Sir William Burdett. — Walpolc to Mann, December 1 6, 1748. They have put in the papers a good story made on White's....and said it would affect the fairness of the bet. — Walpolc to Mann, September I, 1750. March 21, 1755. — I t'other night at White found a very remarkable...
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London, Past and Present: Its History, Associations, and Traditions, Volume 3

Henry Benjamin Wheatley - 1891
...first baronet that will be hanged is this Sir William Burdett.—Walpole to Mann, December 16, 1748. They have put in the papers a good story made on White's....interposed, and said it would affect the fairness of the bet.—Walpole to Mann, September I, 1750. March 21, 1755.—I t'other night at White found a very...
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The True Story of the Chevalier D'Eon: His Experiences and His Metamorphoses ...

Ernest Alfred Vizetelly - 1895 - 358 pagina’s
...he were dead or not, and when a surgeon was going to bleed the poor fellow in the hope of restoring him, " the wagerers for his death interposed, and said it would affect the fairness of the bets." Matters were much the same at other clubs and coffee-houses — at Almack's, which took the...
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Chambers's Journal of Popular Literature, Science and Arts, Volume 66

1889
...'They have put into 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.' Certain it is that during this period no subject appears to have been too serious for a bet ; and that...
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The History of Gambling in England

John Ashton - 1898 - 286 pagina’s
...the objection, by desiring that the fellow might be charged in the bill." 1750) tells a similar tale. "They have put in the papers a good story made on...and said it would affect the fairness of the bet." But there is no such bet mentioned in White's betting book. They even betted in the House of Commons....
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Transactions of the Royal Society of Literature of the United Kingdom

Royal Society of Literature (Great Britain) - 1899
...occurrence of the day, whether serious or trivial. " A man dropped down dead at the door (of White's) and was carried in. The club immediately made bets whether...and said it would affect the fairness of the bet." At another time, Lord Rockingham and Lord Orford, Walpole's nephew, made a match of 500 between five...
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Transactions of the Royal Society of Literature of the United Kingdom

Royal Society of Literature (Great Britain) - 1899
...occurrence of the day, whether serious or trivial. " A man dropped down dead at the door (of White's) and was carried in. The club immediately made bets whether...or not, and when they were going to bleed him the wagercrs for his death interposed, and said it would affect the fairness of the bet." At another time,...
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