- Paul Charles,1837–84, U.S. chess player.
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Examples from the Web for morphy
I believe I could beat Morphy, with those men at Nowelhurst.Cradock Nowell, Vol. 2 (of 3)
Richard Doddridge Blackmore
How about running Morphy in the guard house, or whatever they have up there?
What was the name of the man we tried to find in the Morphy failure?
Morphy answered by stating who he was, and also that he was at Sing Sing.
Madame Morphy showed us, by its lights, in the distance, a theater!Strange True Stories of Louisiana
George Washington Cable
- Paul. 1837–84, US chess player, widely considered to have been the world's greatest player