It was only a blind throw, such as dicers sometimes make in the dark.
The crowd bawls of dicers, crown and anchor players, thimbleriggers, broadsmen.
And now one of the dicers upsets his chair with a curse, and gets on his feet.
"Up with his heels then," cried one of the dicers, as he threw.
What hath he to gain more among the players and dicers and tavern brawlers and that idle crew?
False in general as dicers' oaths; false on this side and on that, from beginning to end.
Gradually the dicers' laughter died; one by one they left their clusters and joined the circle at the fire.
A separate name was used by dicers for almost every possible throw of the tesserae and tali.