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" Upon which Bligh, who was sitting opposite to him, calmly produced two loaded pistols from his coat pocket, which he placed on the table, and said, " Mr. Brummell, if you are really desirous to put a period to your existence, I am extremely happy to offer... "
A Portion of the Journal Kept by Thomas Raikes, Esq., from 1831 to 1847 - Page 87
by Thomas Raikes - 1857
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The National Magazine: Devoted to Literature, Art, and Religion, Volume 12

Abel Stevens, James Floy - 1858
...wanted!" Beau Bruœmel was once sitting at a table with one Bligh, who was known to be insane. The Beau, having lost a considerable stake, affected, in his...very tragic air, and cried out : " Waiter, bring me a flut candlestick and a pistol." Upon whteh, Bligh, who was sitting opposite to him, calmly produced...
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The National Magazine: Devoted to Literature, Art, and Religion, Volume 12

Abel Stevens, James Floy - 1858
...wanted I" Beau Brummcl was once sitting at a table with one Bligh, who was known to be insane. The Beau, having lost a considerable stake, affected, in his...a very tragic air, and cried out : " Waiter, bring rae a fíat candlestick and a pistol." Upon which, Bligh, who was sitting opposite to him, calmly produced...
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London Society, Volume 9; Volume 11

James Hogg, Florence Marryat - English literature - 1867
...which only forms a part of its deplorable results. None of the dead reached the average age of man. ' One evening at the Macao table, when the play was...flat candlestick and a pistol !" Upon which Bligh (a notorious madman, and one of the members of Watier's), who was sitting opposite to him, calmly produced...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 94

1867
...reached the average age of man. " One evening at the Macao table, when tho play wns vi>ry deep, Brummcll, having lost a considerable stake, affected, in his farcical way, a very tragic uir, and cried out, ' Waiter, bring me a Hat candlestick und u pistol ! ' Upon which Bligh (a notorious...
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The Gaming Table: Its Votaries and Victims, in All Times and ..., Volume 1

Andrew Steinmetz - Gambling - 1870
...Among the members of Wattier's Club was Bligh, a notorious madman, of whom Mr Raikes relates : — ' One evening at the Macao table, when the play was...considerable stake, affected, in his farcical way, a * Jesse, ubi gupra. THE GAMING TABLE. 333 very tragic air, and cried out — " Waiter, bring me a flat...
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Personal Reminiscences

Richard Henry Stoddard - 1875 - 339 pages
...success, and in less than ten minutes won 1,joo/. He then stopped, made a fair division, and giving 75O/. to Sheridan, said to him, " There. Tom, go home and...his farcical way, a very tragic air, and cried out, " Waite^ bring me a flat candlestick and a pistol." Upon which Bligh, who was sitting opposite to him,...
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Personal Reminiscences

Ellis Cornelia Knight, Thomas Raikes - Great Britain - 1876 - 339 pages
...success, and in less than ten minutes won 1,5OO/. He then stopped, made a fair division, and giving 7So/. to Sheridan, said to him, " There, Tom, go home and...very tragic air, and cried out, " Waiter, bring me a fiat candlestick and a pistol." Upon which Bligh, who was sitting opposite to him, calmly produced...
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Great Men at Play, Volume 1

Thomas Firminger Thiselton Dyer - Amusements - 1889
...macao table at Wattier's Club, when the play was very deep, Brummell, having lost a considerable sum, affected, in his farcical way, a very tragic air,...a flat candlestick and a pistol." Upon which Bligh (a notorious madman), who was sitting opposite * A gaming term for twenty-five guineas. to him, calmly...
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Baily's Magazine of Sports and Pastimes, Volume 73

Sports - 1900
...characters that frequented \Yatier's was a gentleman named Bligh, known to be as mad as a March hare. One evening at the macao table, when the play was...lost a considerable stake, affected, in his farcical manner, a very tragic air, and cried, " Waiter, bring me a flat candlestick and a pistol." Upon which...
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