The boy's modern playmate

John George Wood
Warne, 1906 - 816 sider

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Side 625 - These simple machines are the lever, the wheel and axle, the pulley, the inclined plane, the wedge, and the screw.
Side 64 - ... for that player ; on either player winning his third stroke, the score is called 40 for that player; and the fourth stroke won by either player is scored game for that player ; except as below : — If both players have won three strokes, the score is called deuce ; and the next stroke won by either player is scored advantage for that player.
Side 63 - After a fault the Server shall serve again from the same Court from which he served that fault, unless it was a fault because served from the wrong Court.
Side 766 - Italian player ot some eminence. Walker says this may be classed as the most brilliant and critical opening known, and recommends the student to play it at every opportunity ; he also throws out the warning that an incorrect move may irrecoverably lose the game. The defence is most difficult to discover in actual play.
Side 62 - IH, dividing the space on each side of the net into two equal parts, the right and left courts. On each side of the net, at a distance of 21 feet from it, and parallel with it, are drawn the service lines KL and M N.
Side 7 - When there shall be more than four players on a side, there shall be no bounds. All hits, byes, and overthrows shall then be allowed.
Side 6 - UMPIRES are the sole judges of fair or unfair play; and all disputes shall be determined by them, each at his own wicket; but in case of a catch which the umpire at the wicket bowled from cannot see...
Side 95 - ... partner. (e) To allow a ball to touch the mallet in rebounding from a peg or wire. (/) To move a ball which lies close to a peg or wire by striking the peg or wire. (.,°) To press a ball round a peg or wire (crushing stroke).
Side 5 - Or, if with any part of his person he stop the ball, which, in the opinion of the umpire at the bowler's wicket, shall have been pitched in a straight line from it to the striker's wicket, and would have hit it.
Side 218 - Hold the pack of cards in your right hand so that the palm of your hand may be under the cards ; place the thumb of that hand on one side of the pack, and the first, second, and third fingers on the other side, and your little finger between those cards that are to be brought to the top and the rest of the pack. Then place your left hand over the card in such a manner that the thumb may be at 5, the forefinger at 6, and the other fingers at 7, as in the accompanying figure: Left hand.

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