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C.N. Douglas, comp.  Forty Thousand Quotations: Prose and Poetical.  1917.
 
Games
 
  As to cards and dice, I think the safest and best way is never to learn to play upon them, and so to be incapacitated for those dangerous temptations and encroaching wasters of time.
Locke.    
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  Let the world have their May games, wakes, and whatever sports and recreations please them, provided they be followed with discretion.
Robert Burton.    
  2
  Games lubricate the body and the mind.
Franklin.    
  3
  Games are good or bad as to their nature; all may be perverted.
Dr. Johnson.    
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  It is wonderful to see persons of sense passing away a dozen hours together in shuffling and dividing a pack of cards.
Addison.    
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  The games of the ancient Greeks were, in their original institutions, religious solemnities.
Brande.    
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