run of luck


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He had time, likewise, to see the radiant countenance of the cardinal, when he perceived before him, upon the table, an enormous heap of gold, which the Comte de Guiche had won in a run of luck, after his eminence had confided his cards to him.
That 'ere Dodger has such a run of luck that there's no standing again' him.
Regardless of the run of luck, and mindful only of the desperate passion which had its hold upon her grandfather, losses and gains were to her alike.
Fred felt sure that he should have a present from his uncle, that he should have a run of luck, that by dint of "swapping" he should gradually metamorphose a horse worth forty pounds into a horse that would fetch a hundred at any moment--"judgment" being always equivalent to an unspecified sum in hard cash.
They had evidently had a run of luck, and, like winning gamblers, were in high good humor.
I have had a pretty good run of luck here, and here's two hundred and thirty pounds.
Saints are at home to Catalans Dragons next weekend in a game they should win and a brief look at the fixtures of the teams above them suggests, with a reasonable run of luck with results elsewhere, they could really put themselves in the mix.
From blisters to bliss, have a run of luck Good luck to all those running the London Marathon today.
He hopes to break that dismal sequence this season and feels, given a run of luck, the Black Cats could escape relegation with two games to spare this time.
ALAN Pardew's run of luck has put the club back yet another year.
The run of luck for UK players doesn't end there - this Friday, EuroMillions Millionaire Raffle guarantees that one lucky ticket-holder will win PS1 million a month for a whole year.
Although he might have been hoping to turn over a new leaf, it looks like the jinxed star is set to continue his bad run of luck and is back in hospital yet again.