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Seventeen minutes to nine," said Thomas Flanagan, as he cut the cards which Ralph handed to him.
Black feet in the Horse Prairie Search after the hunters Difficulties and dangers A card party in the wilderness The card party interrupted "Old Sledge" a losing game Visitors to the camp Iroquois hunters Hanging-eared Indians.
It was time to have done with cards, if sermons prevailed; and she was glad to find it necessary to come to a conclusion, and be able to refresh her spirits by a change of place and neighbour.
le Cardinal de Mazarin, who gave a card party to the king and queen.
Dolokhov "killed," that is, beat, ten cards of Rostov's running.
Go and play at your tiresome old cards, then, if you will.
When he had finished, Trent took up the cards, which he had shuffled for Poker, and dealt them out for Patience.
Pulling a heavy sack of gold-dust from his coat pocket, he dropped it on the HIGH CARD.
With the exception of one pack, the cards in both tables were still wrapped in their paper covers exactly as they had come from the shop.
Bishopriggs shuffled out of the room to fetch the cards.
I sing so well," said he, "that sixteen native grasshoppers who have chirped from infancy, and yet got no house built of cards to live in, grew thinner than they were before for sheer vexation when they heard me.
She had no work to do except Schulenberg's menu cards.
We were no sooner done eating than Cluny brought out an old, thumbed, greasy pack of cards, such as you may find in a mean inn; and his eyes brightened in his face as he proposed that we should fall to playing.
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.
Foremost among those leaving cards at the eminently aristocratic door before it is quite painted, are the Veneerings: out of breath, one might imagine, from the impetuosity of their rush to the eminently aristocratic steps.