Take this stake
in your left hand, ready to place to the point over the heart, and the hammer in your right.
I would propose to you to stake
Planchet, but as that has already been done, the Englishman would not, perhaps, be willing.
Then there would arise a dispute, and frequently an uproar; and it would be a case of "I beg of you to prove, and to produce witnesses to the fact, that the stake
You put on five francs, you know, and you get seven times your stake
The tribe, under the influence of an indescribable terror, disappeared little by little in the huts, and there was complete solitude around the stake
The figure at the stake
was very still, yet the black warriors were but pricking it.
He wrote "800 rubles" on a card, but while the waiter filled his glass he changed his mind and altered it to his usual stake
of twenty rubles.
The girl saw the stake
in the village street and the piles of fagots about it and in terror she suddenly realized the portent of these grisly preparations.
Now he was to be the central figure, bound to the stake
You will go tomorrow to the keeper of the Towers and enlist in that game for which the girl is to be the stake
, telling the keeper that you are from Manataj, the farthest city of Manator.
that you can offer," Trent answered shortly.
Vasili Andreevich did as he had said, and having gone about half a verst came to a tall oak stake
which had a few dry leaves still dangling on it, and there he turned to the left.
myself, and when I make a killing it's sure all mine.
The game," the Bird replied, "is fair as you say; the chances are about even; but consider the stake
For a stake
of one sovereign he undertook to run all the way to Coventry and back, a distance of something more than forty miles.