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For in a desire to win quickly and to win much I can see nothing sordid; I have always applauded the opinion of a certain dead and gone, but cocksure, moralist who replied to the excuse that " one may always gamble moderately ", by saying that to do so makes things worse, since, in that case, the profits too will always be moderate.
Yet the very fact that I was full of a strong desire to win caused this gambling for gain, in spite of its attendant squalor, to contain, if you will, something intimate, something sympathetic, to my eyes: for it is always pleasant to see men dispensing with ceremony, and acting naturally, and in an unbuttoned mood.
Of late years, few indeed," she said, "for none dare stand against him--no, not with all to win.
Then he must rise and challenge all or any to come forward and do battle with him to win the axe and become chief in his place.
3) He will win whose army is animated by the same spirit throughout all its ranks.
4) He will win who, prepared himself, waits to take the enemy unprepared.
I'm here to see you win this championship and I won't have you taking any risks.
Dismiss the whole thing from your mind and just play your usual, and you're sure to win.
That may make me feel badly tomorrow, Josie," laughed Anne, "but just now I honestly feel that as long as I know the violets are coming out all purple down in the hollow below Green Gables and that little ferns are poking their heads up in Lovers' Lane, it's not a great deal of difference whether I win the Avery or not.
So we have agreed that he who has skill enough to go to Nottingham, an outlaw, and win the prize at archery, shall be our chief.
if you win the golden arrow you shall be chief of outlaws in Sherwood Forest
I have given the incident merely as an example of the multitudinous lures and draws and services by which John Barleycorn wins his followers.