Do you call yourself a whist player and make signs to your partner.
"Interludes being Two Essays, a Story, and Some Verses" by Horace Smith
He was very fond of whist, but was quite irritated when he was beaten and generally had a ready excuse for his defeat.
"General Scott" by General Marcus J. Wright
WEEL, THEY WANT TO PLAY WHIST, AN' I'M GOING BACK TO TRY AND PICK UP A FOURRTH.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 152, May 30, 1917" by Various
They had been playing whist in there; then they had had some sherry and crackers and olives.
"The Debtor" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
Mrs. Battle's Opinions on Whist.
"Charles Lamb" by Walter Jerrold
For presently two Frenchmen came in, with whom, and the American lady, daughter sat down to whist.
"The Social History of Smoking" by G. L. Apperson
Miss Douglas archly proposed to Lady Douglas her wish to join in a game of whist.
"Lady Rosamond's Secret" by Rebecca Agatha Armour
Indeed, "Ducie's luck" was a proverbial phrase at the whist-tables of his club.
"The Argosy" by Various
Sundry groups, in different corners, were beguiling the tedious hours at whist.
"Arthur Mervyn" by Charles Brockden Brown
We played at whist, and in the intervals between the games we tested Jerry's wine.
"The Chequers" by James Runciman
She was fond of a game of whist, and her great-grandchildren once attempted to teach her to play euchre.
"The Story of Cooperstown" by Ralph Birdsall
But he was great at such efforts as these, and he understood well the fluctuations of the whist table.
"Phineas Redux" by Anthony Trollope
A little while afterwards, somebody proposed a game of whist.
"Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 435" by Various
It had been his intention to come in and smoke with the boys, and perhaps play a game of whist.
"Judith of Blue Lake Ranch" by Jackson Gregory
The King passed his day at the whist-table in the swell West End Club.
"The King's Men" by Robert Grant, John Boyle O'Reilly, J. S. Dale, and John T. Wheelwright
Whist and weak tea at eight, negus and prayers and bed at ten.
"The Silent House" by Fergus Hume
There is too much hard work in chess and whist and too little sociability to make them in any way desirable.
"Girls and Women" by Harriet E. Paine (AKA E. Chester}
Wagner, Major Wood, Captain Abbott, and others are having a game of whist.
"The Citizen-Soldier" by John Beatty
He was playing whist one evening with a maiden lady for partner.
"Two Suffolk Friends" by Francis Hindes Groome
Politely though he had contrived his departure, the Commandant left Mrs. Fossell's whist-party to something like dismay.
"Major Vigoureux" by A. T. Quiller-Couch
He's fast asleep. See how, O Wife,
Night's finger on the lip of life
Bids whist the tongue, so prattle-rife,
Of busy Baby Charley.
"Baby Charley" by Sidney Lanier
Far down the reach a creeping mist
Hung dim along the mountain side;
On shadowed water, sleek and whist,
I let the lazy shallop glide.
"The Nepean" by John Le Gay Brereton
Ay, lay him 'neath the Simla pine —
A fortnight fully to be missed,
Behold, we lose our fourth at whist,
A chair is vacant where we dine.
"Possibilities" by Rudyard Kipling
Some will dance and others play whist,
Some will be armed and others be kissed,
The hall will be crowded and full of sweat,
And later on there'll be plenty to eat.
"The Daughter Of Gypsy Nan" by Dorothy Una Ratcliffe
The clarion is whist;
No knight rides down the list;
High courage is but dust on rusted shields;
Where grandest deeds were done,
Most glorious battles won,
Dull peasants plow in poor and arid fields.
"Full-Fledged (Une barbe de jeune dieu)" by Maurice Thompson
Some hours in social converse blest,
What say you to a game at whist?
Agreed -- cut in -- you get the worst,
I'll not aver he will be curst,
But for his shuffling, cuts, and dealings,
I would not own them for -- some shillings.
"To J. W. On His Birth Day. A Dialogue Between Seventy Two and Twenty Seven" by Hector MacNeill
A century and a half ago it was possible for one man, Alexandre Deschapelles of France, to be, in all likelihood, the best in the world at chess and also at whist, the ancestor to bridge.
The lamb kefta meatballs with orange and crushed pistachio, is just one of the many eclectic dishes you will find at Viceroy 's Whist.
Whether you want to live it up a little or perhaps that's just how you roll, either which way, good times are happening at Viceroy 's Whist.
The food at Whist in the Viceroy Hotel is the best-kept secret in Santa Monica, but it's time the word got out.
Whist at the Viceroy Hotel in Santa Monica.
Whist at the Viceroy Hotel in Santa Monica.