Morphy-Lowenthal story, part eight

Morphy-Lowenthal story, part eight

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May 23, 2011

Löwenthal The North Atlantic, April, 1851  They had returned to the promenade deck, back out into the sun, and they squinted as the light hit their eyes, waiting a moment for them to adjust.  The lookout in the crow's nest on top of the main mas...

Morphy-Lowenthal story, part seven

Morphy-Lowenthal story, part seven

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May 23, 2011

The Third Game  Breathless, Ernest finally returned with some paper and a pencil.  "What happened?  Is it over already?"  With an amused look on his face, Rousseau replied, "The master placed his queen in a compromising situation with a bishop; ...

Morphy-Lowenthal story, part six

Morphy-Lowenthal story, part six

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May 23, 2011

Morphy Morphy residence, New Orleans, May 27, 1850--Saturday  Servants were arrainging the parlor for the games to be the center of attention.  Space had been cleared for the spectators and the extra chairs had been placed on either side of the ...

Morphy-Lowenthal story, part five

Morphy-Lowenthal story, part five

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May 23, 2011

Löwenthal The North Atlantic, April, 1851  He had finished eating the bread, washing it down with the last of the tea.  His stomach was keeping it in, for which Löwenthal was grateful.  It was his first meal in two days. The raucous cries of a ...

Morphy-Lowenthal story, part four

Morphy-Lowenthal story, part four

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May 23, 2011

Löwenthal New Orleans, May 22, 1850--Monday  When Löwenthal awoke this morning, it was the first time in four days he felt well enough to travel.  He had a letter of introduction from Charles Stanley, former Englishman and winner of the first ma...

Morphy-Lowenthal story, part three

Morphy-Lowenthal story, part three

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May 23, 2011

Löwenthal North Atlantic, April, 1851  He sat up in the deckchair, feeling better, but the shifting of the deck below his feet was something he could never get used to.  The warm sun had revived him somewhat and he asked a passing steward for so...

Morphy-Lowenthal story, part two

Morphy-Lowenthal story, part two

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May 23, 2011

Morphy New Orleans, October, 1841  They were almost finished with their cigars, and the snifters were nearly empty.  Four men were concluding a talk that had lasted for two cigars and most of a bottle of fine Spanish brandy.  They had been loung...

Morphy-Lowenthal story, part one

Morphy-Lowenthal story, part one

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May 23, 2011

Child's Play (God Must Make Men Fools) ©copyright 2009 by Rob Tierney Löwenthal The North Atlantic, April, 1851  A following breeze filled the sails, pushing the large white ship ever closer to England.  She sported three masts of canvas, bu...

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