Archive for April 23rd, 2018

Monday, 23 April 2018

Philosophy of Games by Samuel Laman Blanchard

‘Life,’ said Tabby, taking snuff,
‘Life’s a game at Blindman’s Buff.’
‘True,’ said Tabby, ‘very true;
Death’s a game of Forfeits too.’

From: The Poetical Works of Laman Blanchard, 1876, Chatto and Windus: London, p. 272.
(https://archive.org/details/poeticalworksla00blangoog)

Date: 1836

By: Samuel Laman Blanchard (1804-1845)