Round Games with Cards

A Practical Treatise on All the Most Popular Games, with Their Different Variations, and Hints for Their Practice

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Author: W.H. Peel
Published: 1891
Language: English
Wordcount: 33,852 / 102 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 63.8
LoC Category: GV
Downloads: 1,553
Added to site: 2009.01.17
mnybks.net#: 23155
Genre: Games
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is found desirable to conclude the game before a Nap has been secured, the amount of the kitty is to be equally divided between the players, or it may be drawn for, in which case a card is distributed to each player by the regular dealer, who has the cards properly shuffled and cut for the purpose, when the holder of the lowest card (ace here reckoning as highest) takes the pool.

MISERY OR MISÉRE.

This is the most common variation, and is the antithesis of Napoleon, inasmuch as the caller must not make a single trick. The caller leads off in the ordinary way--the suit led being trumps, as usual, unless it is agreed, as is sometimes done, that there shall be no trumps in this variation. The caller of misére must always follow suit, if he can, but is not obliged to trump if he has none of the suit led. He must, however, play the cards so as to avoid taking a trick. Should he be compelled to win one of the tricks, or should his original lead remain unheaded by any of the oth

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