Cassell's Book of In-door Amusements, Card Games, and Fireside Fun
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Cassell's Book of In-door Amusements, Card Games, and Fireside Fun

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Table of Contents
  • CASSELL'S BOOK OF IN-DOOR AMUSEMENTS, CARD GAMES, AND FIRESIDE FUN.
  • PREFACE.
  • CONTENTS.
  • ROUND OR PARLOUR GAMES.
    • ACTING PROVERBS.
    • ACTING RHYMES.
    • ADJECTIVES.
    • THE ADVENTURERS.
    • ÆSOP'S MISSION.
    • ALPHABET GAMES.
    • THE ARTISTS' MENAGERIE.
    • THE BABY ELEPHANT.
    • THE BIRD-CATCHER.
    • BLIND MAN'S BUFF.
    • BLIND POSTMAN.
    • BLOWING OUT THE CANDLE.
    • BOUTS RIMÉS.
    • "BROTHER, I'M BOBBED."
    • "BUFF SAYS 'BAFF.'"
    • BUFF WITH THE WAND.
    • CAPPING VERSES.
    • CHARADES.
    • WORD "GO-BANG," TO BE REPRESENTED IN THREE SCENES.
    • CLAIRVOYANT.
    • THE COMIC CONCERT.
    • CONSEQUENCES.
    • CONVEYANCES.
    • CRAMBO.
    • CROSS QUESTIONS AND CROOKED ANSWERS.
    • "CUPID IS COMING."
    • THE CUSHION DANCE.
    • DEFINITIONS.
    • DUMB CRAMBO.
    • DWARF.
    • THE ELEMENTS.
    • THE FARMYARD.
    • THE FEATHER.
    • FINDING THE RING.
    • FLYING.
    • FORFEITS.
    • GIANT.
    • THE GIRAFFE.
    • THE GRAND MUFTI.
    • HANDS.
    • "HE CAN DO LITTLE WHO CAN'T DO THIS."
    • HISS AND CLAP.
    • "HOT BOILED BEANS."
    • HOT COCKLES.
    • HOUSE FURNISHERS.
    • "HOW DO YOU LIKE YOUR NEIGHBOUR?"
    • "HOW, WHEN, AND WHERE?"
    • HUNT THE RING.
    • HUNT THE SLIPPER.
    • HUNT THE WHISTLE.
    • "I APPRENTICED MY SON."
    • "I LOVE MY LOVE."
    • "JACK'S ALIVE."
    • THE JOLLY MILLER.
    • JUDGE AND JURY.
    • THE MAGIC ANSWER.
    • MAGICAL MUSIC.
    • THE MAGIC HATS.
    • THE MAGIC WAND.
    • "THE MINISTER'S CAT."
    • MIXED-UP POETRY.
    • MUSICAL CHAIR.
    • "MY MASTER HAS SENT ME UNTO YOU."
    • NOUNS AND QUESTIONS.
    • THE OBJECT GAME.
    • THE OLD SOLDIER.
    • ORANGES AND LEMONS.
    • ORIGINAL SKETCHES.
    • "OUR OLD GRANNIE DOESN'T LIKE TEA."
    • PAIRS.
    • PERSON AND OBJECT.
    • THE PORK-BUTCHER.
    • POSTMAN'S KNOCK.
    • PROVERBS.
    • THE QUAKER'S MEETING.
    • THE RESTING WAND.
    • RETSCH'S OUTLINES.
    • THE REVIEWERS.
    • RHYMES.
    • RULE OF CONTRARY.
    • RUSSIAN GOSSIP.
    • THE SCHOOLMASTER.
    • SHADOW BUFF.
    • SHOUTING PROVERBS.
    • "SIMON SAYS."
    • THE SPANISH MERCHANT.
    • THE SPANISH NOBLEMAN.
    • SPELLING BEE.
    • SPOON MUSIC.
    • THE STAGE COACH.
    • STOOL OF REPENTANCE.
    • TABLEAUX VIVANTS.
    • THE TELESCOPIC GIANT.
    • THINK OF A NUMBER.
    • THIS AND THAT.
    • THROWING LIGHT.
    • TOILET.
    • THE TRADES.
    • THE TRAVELLER'S ALPHABET.
    • TWENTY QUESTIONS.
    • THE TWO HATS.
    • "WHAT AM I DOING?"
    • "WHAT IS MY THOUGHT LIKE?"
    • WHO WAS HE?
    • THE WILD BEAST SHOW.
    • "YES OR NO?"
  • TOY GAMES AND TOY-MAKING.
    • ÆOLIAN HARP.
    • ANIMATED SERPENT.
    • ANNULETTE.
    • APPLE MILL.
    • APPLE WOMAN.
    • BANDILOR.
    • BATTLEDORE AND SHUTTLECOCK.
    • BELL AND HAMMER.
    • BIRD WHISTLES.
    • BIRDS, BEASTS, AND FISHES.
    • BOMBARDMENT.
    • BOTTLE IMPS.
    • BROTHER JONATHAN.
    • CAMERA (MINIATURE).
    • CANNONADE.
    • CARPET CROQUET.
    • CASTLE BAGATELLE.
    • COMMON WHISTLE.
    • CRACK LOO.
    • CUP AND BALL.
    • CUPOLETTE.
    • CUT-WATER.
    • DANCING HIGHLANDER.
    • DANCING PEA.
    • DART AND TARGET.
    • DARTELLE.
    • DECIMAL GAME.
    • DEMON BOTTLE.
    • DRAWING-ROOM ARCHERY.
    • DUTCH RACQUETS.
    • ENFIELD SKITTLES.
    • FLYING CONES.
    • FRENCH AND ENGLISH.
    • GAS BALLOONS.
    • GERMAN BALLS.
    • GERMAN BILLIARDS.
    • HAT MEASUREMENT.
    • HOMEWARD BOUND.
    • HYDRAULIC DANCER.
    • IMMOVABLE CARD.
    • INDIAN SKITTLE POOL.
    • JACK-IN-THE-BOX.
    • JAPANESE FAN.
    • JERK STRAWS.
    • LE DIABLE.
    • MAGIC FAN.
    • MAGIC FIGURE.
    • MAGIC FLUTE.
    • MAGICIAN OF MOROCCO.
    • MAGNETIC SWAN.
    • MAGNETIC WAND.
    • MAGNIFYING PINHOLE.
    • MECHANICAL BUCEPHALUS.
    • MICROSCOPE (TOY).
    • MOCKING CALL.
    • MOORISH FORT.
    • NAVETTE.
    • NINE PINS.
    • NOUGHTS AND CROSSES.
    • OBEDIENT SOLDIER.
    • PALADA.
    • PAPER TOYS.
    • PARLOUR BOWLS.
    • PARLOUR CROQUET.
    • PARLOUR QUOITS.
    • PATCHESI, OR HOMEWARD BOUND.
    • PEGASUS IN FLIGHT.
    • PITH DANCER.
    • PRANCING HORSE.
    • PROPHET.
    • PUFF AND DART.
    • PUSH PIN.
    • PUZZLE-WIT.
    • QUINTAIN.
    • QUIZ.
    • RACE GAME.
    • RACQUETS (DRAWING-ROOM).
    • REVOLVING RING.
    • RINGOLETTE.
    • RING THE BULL.
    • ROYAL STAR.
    • SCHIMMEL.
    • SHOVEL BOARD.
    • SKITTLE CANNONADE.
    • SLATE GAMES.
    • SPILLIKINS OR SPELICANS.
    • SQUAILS.
    • SQUEAKER.
    • STEADY TAR.
    • SUMMER ICE.[1]
    • SYBIL.
    • TABLE CROQUET.
    • TARGETTA.
    • TEETOTUM.
    • TIT-TAT-TO.
    • TOURNAMENT.
    • TRAILS.
    • TROUBLE WIT.
    • WONDERFUL TRUMPET.
  • MECHANICAL PUZZLES.
    • BALANCING PUZZLES.
    • THE SQUARE AND CIRCLE PUZZLE.
    • THE CARPENTER'S PUZZLE.
    • THE DIVIDED FARM.
    • THE VERTICAL LINE PUZZLE.
    • THE STRING AND BALLS PUZZLE.
    • THE PUZZLING RINGS.
    • THE STAFF PUZZLE, THE VICTORIA PUZZLE, AND THE ARTILLERY PUZZLE.
    • THE SIX ROWS PUZZLE.
    • THE SIX SQUARE PUZZLE.
    • THE MAGIC OCTAGON.
    • THE ACCOMMODATING SQUARE.
    • THE MAGIC CROSS.
    • TO TAKE A MAN'S WAISTCOAT OFF WITHOUT REMOVING HIS COAT.
    • TO BREAK A STONE WITH A BLOW OF THE FIST.
    • THE KEY, THE HEART, AND THE DART.
    • THE PRISONERS' RELEASE PUZZLE.
    • HAMPTON COURT MAZE.
  • ARITHMETICAL PUZZLES.
    • AMERICAN PUZZLES "15" AND "34,"
    • THE MAGIC NINE, OR THE PUZZLE OF FIFTEEN.
    • THE MAGIC THIRTY-SIX, OR PUZZLE OF ONE HUNDRED AND ELEVEN.
    • THE MAGIC HUNDRED, OR THE PUZZLE OF FIVE HUNDRED AND FIVE.
    • THE TWENTY-FOUR MONKS.
    • TO TAKE ONE FROM NINETEEN, SO THAT THE REMAINDER SHALL BE TWENTY.
    • THE FAMOUS FORTY-FIVE.
    • THE COSTERMONGER'S PUZZLE.
    • THE PROGRESSION OF NUMBERS.
    • HOW A NUMBER THOUGHT OF OR OTHERWISE INDICATED MAY BE TOLD.
    • MAGICAL ADDITION.
    • THE CLEVER LAWYER.
    • A NEW WAY OF MULTIPLYING BY 9.
    • TO REWARD THE FAVOURITES, AND SHOW NO FAVOURITISM.
    • THE DISHONEST SERVANTS.
    • LORD DUNDREARY'S FINGER PUZZLE TO COUNT ELEVEN FINGERS ON THE TWO HANDS.
    • UNIFORM RESULTS OF MULTIPLICATION.
    • TO ASCERTAIN A SQUARE NUMBER AT A GLANCE.
    • TO DISTINGUISH COINS BY ARITHMETICAL CALCULATION.
    • PROPERTIES OF NUMBERS.
  • CARD GAMES.
    • LONG WHIST.
    • SHORT WHIST.
    • PIQUET.
    • EUCHRE.
    • VINGT-UN.
    • SPECULATION.
    • NAPOLEON.
    • CRIBBAGE.
    • RANTER GO ROUND.
    • ÉCARTÉ.
    • LOO.
    • CASSINO.
    • PUT.
    • MATRIMONY.
    • ALL FOURS.
    • POKER.
    • SNIP-SNAP-SNORUM.
    • COMMERCE.
    • SIFT SMOKE.
    • LOTTERY.
    • QUINCE.
    • POPE JOAN.
    • SPINADO.
    • OLD MAID.
    • SPADE AND GARDENER.
    • HAPPY FAMILIES.
    • BÉZIQUE.
    • SNAP.
    • ZETEMA.
    • FRENCH VINGT-UN, OR ALBERT SMITH.
    • BEGGAR MY NEIGHBOUR.
    • CATCH THE TEN.
    • CHEAT.
    • TRUTH.
  • PARLOUR MAGIC.
    • CONJURING.
    • SIMPLE DECEPTIONS AND MINOR TRICKS.
    • CARD TRICKS AND COMBINATIONS.
    • CONJURING WITH AND WITHOUT SPECIAL APPARATUS.
    • CLAIRVOYANCE OR SECOND SIGHT.
    • VENTRILOQUISM AND POLYPHONY.
  • FIRESIDE FUN.
    • DECAPITATIONS.
    • CURTAILMENTS AND RETAILINGS.
    • ANAGRAMS.
    • WORD SQUARES.
    • BIRDS, FRUITS, AND FLOWERS ENIGMATICALLY EXPRESSED.
    • REBUSES.
    • ARITHMOREMS.
    • DIAMOND PUZZLES AND WORD PUZZLES OF VARIOUS SHAPES.
    • CRYPTOGRAPHY.
    • CHRONOGRAMS.
    • LOGOGRAMS.
    • METAGRAMS.
    • WORD CAPPING.
    • PARAGRAMS.
    • EXTRACTIONS.
    • TRANSPOSITIONS.
    • DEFINITIONS.
    • INVERSIONS.
    • HIDDEN WORDS.
    • NUMBERED CHARADES.
    • LETTER OR FIGURE CHARADES.
    • VERBAL CHARADES.
    • ACROSTICS.
    • ENIGMAS.
    • ALPHABETICAL PUZZLES.
    • GUESSING STORIES.
    • MENTAL SCENES.
  • FOOTNOTES.
  • INDEX.
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