A splendid game, and one specially suitable for a large party. A sheet

or white tablecloth is first of all stretched right across the room,

and on a table behind it is placed a bright lamp. All the other lights

in the room are then extinguished, and one of the players takes a seat

upon a low stool midway between the lamp and the sheet. The other

players endeavor to disguise themselves as much as possible, by

distorting their features, rumpling their hair, wearing wigs, false

noses, etc., and pass one by one behind the player seated on the

stool. Their shadows are thus thrown upon the sheet. The aim of the

seated player is to guess the identity of the shadows as they pass

before him; and the aim of the others is to endeavor by every means in

their power to keep him from recognizing them. As may be imagined, the

task of the single player is not an easy one, the distorted shadows

being vastly different from the originals as seen before the lights

were extinguished.

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