We will be even with your father one of these days, though he has won the wager
Fogg," said he, "it shall be so: I will wager
the four thousand on it.
We have made a wager
which could not have been foreseen, and of which I defy anyone to divine the true cause.
For once I would have taken him up upon his insulting wager
Bed-time at last comes, to save you from doing something rash, and you spring upstairs, throw off your clothes, leaving them strewn all over the room, blow out the candle, and jump into bed as if you had backed yourself for a heavy wager
to do the whole thing against time.
Some friend, who has laid a wager
he would catch us; let us win the wager
, and not allow him to come up with us.
And well thou knowest that no target is nigh to make good thy wager
anything you want that 'Ephemera' is accepted either on the first or second offering.
That nigger of yours, I'll wager
, had a hand in the helping.
A MIND Reader made a wager
that he would be buried alive and remain so for six months, then be dug up alive.
I am ready to wager
upon myself against you if you are not afeard.
I've seen him drunk, and on a wager
go into the cage of a lion that'd turned nasty, and without a stick beat him to a finish.