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Let any man bet me ten pound as I shall see Cliff's Holiday, and I'll go and stand by myself.
It is thus: Mopo, my servant and thy brother, made a bet with me, a bet of cattle.
In the end, he abandoned all other forms of wager, and gave himself up to "I'll bet the Devil my head," with a pertinacity and exclusiveness of devotion that displeased not less than it surprised me.
You have won your bet," said Harker, in a harsh and almost croaking voice.
I'll take your bet tomorrow, but now we are all going to -'s.
He made first-rate strokes himself, and began to bet against Lydgate's strokes, the strain of whose nerves was thus changed from simple confidence in his own movements to defying another person's doubt in them.
Twenty-six or -seven--you're over twenty-five right now, I'll bet you on it, shillings to ha'pennies, and you'll make thirty when you get your full weight," Dag Daughtry told him.
That a man bets ten dollars at the ring side that I win against six dollars another man is betting that I lose.
Then," said the Hard Man to Deal With, "why are you so anxious to have your Company bet me money that it will not?
Yes, of course; but this is a bet I made, and it ought to be settled up at once," began Steve, finding it awkward to explain.
I'll bet a hundred francs that Baudoyer will never be head of the division.
Diana got so excited that she offered to bet me ten cents that the red horse would win.
One operation alone remained to be accomplished to bring all to a happy termination; an operation delicate and perilous, requiring infinite precautions, and against the success of which Captain Nicholl had laid his third bet.
It was not an improving custom, I own, gentle reader, and led to making books, and betting, and other objectionable results; but when our great Houses of Palaver think it right to stop the nation's business on that day and many of the members bet heavily themselves, can you blame us boys for following the example of our betters?
Well, I'll bet you half a dozen of claret on it; come