With a sinking heart he watched Dolokhov's hands and thought, "Now then, make haste and let me have this card
and I'll take my cap and drive home to supper with Denisov, Natasha, and Sonya, and will certainly never touch a card
I think that I shall hunt up some others who may be equally bored, and see if we cannot find enough for a game of cards
It cost Campbell likewise nine hundred to remain and draw cards
, but to the surprise of all he saw the nine hundred and raised another thousand.
So far, we have spoken before these two, because it was as well that the merits of the cards
should not rest solely between you and me.
The speakers whom they had heard were two men, who had a pack of cards
and some silver money between them, while upon the screen itself the games they had played were scored in chalk.
She had no work to do except Schulenberg's menu cards
As the trump card
was turned up, at the commencement of the second deal, two young ladies hurried into the room, and took their stations on either side of Mrs.
I have my plan," said her Ladyship, comfortably conscious of the card
in her pocket.
But Alan and Cluny were most of the time at the cards
, and I am clear that Alan must have begun by winning; for I remember sitting up, and seeing them hard at it, and a great glittering pile of as much as sixty or a hundred guineas on the table.
Now, our friend the Colonel had a great aptitude for all games of chance: and exercising himself, as he continually did, with the cards
, the dice- box, or the cue, it is natural to suppose that he attained a much greater skill in the use of these articles than men can possess who only occasionally handle them.
Anne of Austria held the cards
against the cardinal, and her daughter-in-law assisted her in the game, when she was not engaged in smiling at her husband.
The dresser-drawer in the pantry contained a choice selection of miscellaneous objects--a pack of cards
being among them.
A light-colored mulatto boy, in dress coat and bearing a diminutive silver tray for the reception of cards
, admitted them.
They met for the sake of eating, drinking, and laughing together, playing at cards
, or consequences, or any other game that was sufficiently noisy.
A few feet behind, Trent, by the light of the moon, was practising tricks with a pack of greasy cards