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However ridiculous it may seem to you that I was expecting to win at roulette, I look upon the generally accepted opinion concerning the folly and the grossness of hoping to win at gambling as a thing even more absurd.
He that can win the axe in war from the hand of him who holds it, shall be our chief.
2) He will win who knows how to handle both superior and inferior forces.
He knew that Gossett would win the necessary ten holes off the reel.
Anne, Frank Stockley says that Professor Tremaine said Gilbert Blythe was sure to get the medal and that Emily Clay would likely win the Avery scholarship.
These dispositions and orders only seem worse than previous ones because the battle of Borodino was the first Napoleon did not win.
To think of the part one little woman can play in the life of a man, so that to renounce her may be a very good imitation of heroism, and to win her may be a discipline
Then, if it didn't win the prize, you'd never know and you wouldn't feel badly over it, because the stories that failed were not to be returned, and if it did you'd have such a delightful surprise.
To abandon the square was to lose it to his opponent and win for himself ignoble and immediate death before the jeering populace.
Therefore, he who considers it necessary to secure himself in his new principality, to win friends, to overcome either by force or fraud, to make himself beloved and feared by the people, to be followed and revered by the soldiers, to exterminate those who have power or reason to hurt him, to change the old order of things for new, to be severe and gracious, magnanimous and liberal, to destroy a disloyal soldiery and to create new, to maintain friendship with kings and princes in such a way that they must help him with zeal and offend with caution, cannot find a more lively example than the actions of this man.
He was finally to triumph wherever pre-eminent talents win admirers.
Here is a chance to exercise your good long bow and win a pretty prize.