Edgar Allan Poe Quote

The higher powers of the reflective intellect are more decidedly and more usefully tasked by the unostentatious game of draughts than by all the elaborate frivolity of chess.


Graham's Magazine (ed. 1841)

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The higher powers of the reflective intellect are more decidedly and more usefully tasked by the unostentatious game of draughts than by all the...

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The higher powers of the reflective intellect are more decidedly and more usefully tasked by the unostentatious game of draughts than by all the...

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The higher powers of the reflective intellect are more decidedly and more usefully tasked by the unostentatious game of draughts than by all the...

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The higher powers of the reflective intellect are more decidedly and more usefully tasked by the unostentatious game of draughts than by all the...