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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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London Souvenirs

Charles William Heckethorn - 1899 - 354 pagina’s
...wagers always lying on the table; the play was frightful. Once a man dropped down dead at the door, and was carried in ; the club immediately made bets whether he was dead or only in a fit ; and when they were going to bleed him the wagerers for his death interposed, saying...
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London Souvenirs

Charles William Heckethorn - 1899 - 354 pagina’s
...wagers always lying on the table; the play was frightful. Once a man dropped down dead at the door, and was carried in; the club immediately made bets whether he was dead or only in a fit; and when they were going to bleed him the wagerers for his death interposed, saying...
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The Letters of Horace Walpole: Fourth Earl of Orford, Volume 3

Horace Walpole - 1903
...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 M, which he had just repaired, burnt...
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Clementina's Highwayman: A Romance

Robert Neilson Stephens, George Hembert Westley - 1907 - 345 pagina’s
...'* They have put into the papers a good story about 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 a surgeon was going to bleed him, the wagerers for his death interposed, declaring it would affect...
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Embracing Risk: The Changing Culture of Insurance and Responsibility

Tom Baker, Jonathan Simon - 2010 - 329 pagina’s
...incident at White's in which a man collapsed at the door to the club and was carried in. The members of the club immediately made bets whether he was dead or not, and when the surgeon prepared to bleed him, the wagerers for his death interposed, objecting that the provision...
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The Letters of Horace Walpole: Earl of Orford, Volume 2

Horace Walpole - 1861
...50.] TO MB. MONTAGU. 225 and was killed. I am glad ho never heard what poor Gibberne was intended for. They have put in the papers a good story made on White's...or not, and when they were going to bleed him, the wagcrcrs for his death interposed, and said it would affect the fairness of the bet. Mr. Whithed has...
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