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Composite Stories
Another folding-over and passing-on game is "Composite Storie...

Arches

Source: The Book Of Sports
Category: GAMES WITH MARBLES.





To play arches, the players must be provided with a board of the
following shape, with arches cut therein; each arch being a little more
than the diameter of a marble, and each space between the arches the
same.

+-----------------------------------------------+

8 6 5 3 1 2 4 7 9
+-+ +-+ +-+ +-+ +-+ +-+ +-+ +-+ +-+

+--+ +--+ +--+ +--+ +--+ +--+ +--+ +--+ +--+ +--+

The boy to whom the bridge belongs receives a marble from each boy who
shoots, and gives to each the number of marbles over the arches should
they pass through them.




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