wager


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I am not rich enough to lay wagers, usually," replied Mr.
When I say I'll wager," returned Stuart, "I mean it.
A true Englishman doesn't joke when he is talking about so serious a thing as a wager," replied Phileas Fogg, solemnly.
A memorandum of the wager was at once drawn up and signed by the six parties, during which Phileas Fogg preserved a stoical composure.
I wager that thou causest no beast to die, with or without the aid of Our Lady.
I wot the wager were mine, an it were three hundred pounds.
Had they however no one to see them, I wager that with them also the bad game would again commence,--
I will wager,' said Jasper, smiling--his lips were still so white that he was conscious of it, and bit and moistened them while speaking: 'I will wager that she hinted no wish to be released from Ned.
And you will win your wager, if you do,' retorted Mr.
a series of wagers, conceived in these terms, and on an increasing scale: