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I'll take your bet tomorrow, but now we are all going to -'s."
This noble lord, who was fastened to his chair, would have given his fortune to be able to make the tour of the world, if it took ten years; and he bet five thousand pounds on Phileas Fogg.
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.
My confusion, he said, betrayed me, and he would be willing to bet the Devil his head that she did not.
Not so upon those of the unhappy Dammit, who offered to bet the Devil his head that I was hipped.
Let any man bet me ten pound as I shall see Cliff's Holiday, and I'll go and stand by myself.
"But I'm afraid o' neither man nor ghost, and I'm ready to lay a fair bet. I aren't a turn-tail cur."
Who then should take the bet? Moreover, I slay thee not, for it is against my oath.
"It is thus: Mopo, my servant and thy brother, made a bet with me, a bet of cattle.
"You bet! You could a' made a straight, a straight flush, or a flush out of it."
Well, I'll bet a dinner costing five hundred francs at the Rocher de Cancale that Rabourdin does not get La Billardiere's place.
Now the Code allows of no action for the recovery of a bet."
I do beg you to be quiet; you can laugh and bet afterwards."
Seegars, I bet you -- and cost five cents apiece, solid cash.
'n that, you bet you." And once he said: "Hear him beg!