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With a feeling like a sick qualm, as though I would like to make my way out of the crowd and go home, I staked another fifty gulden--this time on the red.
Well, the recorder at Forty Mile was tellin' me they staked that not a month ago--The Harper & Ladue Town Site.
As he would stake his last ounce on a good poker hand, so he staked his life and effort on the hunch that the future held in store a big strike on the Upper River.
Rostov staked five rubles on a card and lost, staked again, and again lost.
If your purchased tree was bare-rooted (without any soil around its roots), if you are locating it in an especially windy spot or if your soil is shallow or sandy, the tree may benefit from being staked.