References in classic literature ?
Or, you'll lose your bet on the cotton crop, by keeping him out of the field, just at this very press.
And she'd a white star on her brow, I'll bet a penny?
Yea, Mopo, I jest; yet as a jest take thou the bet.
I will bet twenty thousand pounds against anyone who wishes that I will make the tour of the world in eighty days or less; in nineteen hundred and twenty hours, or a hundred and fifteen thousand two hundred minutes.
By thunder, I bet this army'll never see another new reg'ment like us
They are great gamblers; and in proportion to their means, play bolder and bet higher than white men.
When he said "I'll bet you so and so," nobody ever thought of taking him up; but still I could not help thinking it my duty to put him down.
He may be simple about simple things like food, but you bet he's luxurious about luxurious things, especially little things.
Dolokhov was holding the Englishman's hand and clearly and distinctly repeating the terms of the bet, addressing himself particularly to Anatole and Pierre.
Lydgate was playing well, and felt confident; the bets were dropping round him, and with a swift glancing thought of the probable gain which might double the sum he was saving from his horse, he began to bet on his own play, and won again and again.
I never bet in the teeth of a pat hand," he said slowly, looking at the saloon-keeper.
There's one thing I'll bet you," he said, "and it is that Mr.