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BRIDGE AXIOMS
AND LAWS

WITH THE CHANGE THE SUIT CALL

REVISED AND EXPLAINED
BY
J. B. ELWELL
Author of "Elwell on Bridge," "Advanced Bridge,"
"Bridge Tournament Hands,"
"Bridge Lessons," etc.

 

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BRIDGE AXIOMS

 

The best Bridge players are undoubtedly those who can draw inferences quickly and correctly.

 

Observation is an art enabling one to discover what other people's play conceals—as well as reveals.

 

Observation always infers, and one inference will lead to another.

 

Each card played speaks through its silence, and its language must be understood.

 

To converse intelligently through the medium of the cards, each must be seen as it falls with eyes that grasp its meaning.

 

Failure to note the play of a card is not lack of memory, but lack of heed.

 

Situations are kaleidoscopic and constant, and success may only be achieved by being perpetually alert to note them.

 

All time at Bridge should be devoted earnestly to what confronts a player, not to what is past......................

 

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