Every little boy's book, a complete cyclopædia of in and out door games


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第 66 頁 - Or if, in running, the wicket be struck down by a throw, or by the hand or arm (with ball in hand), before his bat (in hand) or some part of his person be grounded over the popping crease— but if both the bails be off, a stump must be struck out of the ground; 22.
第 68 頁 - The ball must be hit before the Bounds to entitle the Striker to a run, which run cannot be obtained unless he touch the bowling stump or crease in a line with his bat, or some part of his person, or go beyond them, returning to the popping crease as at Double Wicket, according to the 21st law.
第 69 頁 - When there shall be less than five players on a side, neither byes nor overthrows shall be allowed, nor shall the striker be caught out behind the wicket, nor stumped out.
第 67 頁 - In all cases where a substitute shall be allowed, the consent of the opposite party shall also be obtained as to the person to act as substitute, and the place in the field which he shall take.
第 15 頁 - I suppose the pastime received the appellation of nine men's morris ; but why it should have been called five-penny morris, I do not know. The manner of playing is briefly this : two persons, having each of them nine pieces, or men, lay them down alternately, one by one, upon the spots ; and the business of either party is to prevent his antagonist from placing three of his pieces so as to form a row of three, without the intervention of an opponent piece.
第 67 頁 - 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.
第 35 頁 - As at hot-cockles once I laid me down, And felt the weighty hand of many a clown ; Buxoma gave a gentle tap, and I Quick rose, and read soft mischief in her eye.
第 200 頁 - How MANY miles to Babylon? Three score miles and ten. Can I get there by candle-light? Yes, and back again.
第 65 頁 - Crease must be in a line with the stumps; six feet eight inches in length; the Stumps in the centre, with a return crease at each end towards the Bowler, at right angles. 5. The Popping Crease must be four feet from the wicket, and parallel to it; unlimited in length, but not shorter than the Bowling Crease.
第 68 頁 - After the delivery of four or six balls the umpire must call '* over," but not until the ball shall be finally settled in the- wicket-keeper's or bowler's hand ; the ball shall then be considered dead : nevertheless, if an idea be entertained that either of the strikers ir.