So I ask you to put the money on your cards," replied Dolokhov.
All Rostov's cards were beaten and he had eight hundred rubles scored up against him.
The man remained standing where he could watch the Frenchman's cards. Tarzan was puzzled, but he was all attention now, nor did he permit another detail of the incident to escape him.
"I know that I speak, for the last time, to one who cheats at cards," replied the fellow.
Kearns himself drew two cards, but did not look at them.
MacDonald counted his cards carefully, to make doubles sure it was not a foul hand, wrote a sum on a paper slip, and slid it into the pot, with the simple utterance:-
The old man replied by shaking the little purse in his eager hand, and then throwing it down upon the table, and gathering up the cards
as a miser would clutch at gold.
Colonel Wugsby kissed her eldest daughter most affectionately, and frowning in a warning manner upon the other, sorted her cards
I saw cards
on the table, but no gold; only a heap of little written papers, and these all on Cluny's side.
He forthwith sent the cards
to Arnold by his second in command, closed the pantry door, and carefully smoothed out the crumpled sheet of paper on which the two letters were written.
They met for the sake of eating, drinking, and laughing together, playing at cards
, or consequences, or any other game that was sufficiently noisy.
A few feet behind, Trent, by the light of the moon, was practising tricks with a pack of greasy cards
. By and by a spark of intelligence found its way into Monty's brain.