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Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
He invites various players to make the cards; this is done in rather a perfunctory manner.
Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
Then the croupier tears open two packets of new cards, flinging the old ones into a waste-paper basket at his side.
But "the cards never forgive," and as a rule Dame Fortune is relentless to the reckless player.
The commander-in-chief still kept him attached to the headquarter staff, and constantly employed him on special service.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
They were walking down a corridor, and Miss Thangue was peering through her lorgnette at the cards on the doors.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
So far Murat had always held subordinate commands; his great ambition was to become the commander-in-chief of an independent army.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Their jurisdictions overlapped and the Gascon would play second fiddle to no one save to his great brother-in-law.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
The Professor put down his cards without a word, and left the room, going straight upstairs.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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oligopolynoun | [ol-i-gop-uh-lee ]SEE DEFINITION