"'Say,' he whispers, 'I seen the dealer deal
hisself four aces.'
"Still, don't ruin yourself!" said Dolokhov with a side glance at Rostov as he continued to deal
"Then," said the Hard Man to Deal
With, "why are you so anxious to have your Company bet me money that it will not?"
I can't afford to give all my love and reverence to such rarities: I want a great deal
of those feelings for my every-day fellow-men, especially for the few in the foreground of the great multitude, whose faces I know, whose hands I touch for whom I have to make way with kindly courtesy.
Merrylegs was a good deal
put out at being "mauled about," as he said, "by a boy who knew nothing;" but toward the end of the second week he told me confidentially that he thought the boy would turn out well.
Thurston, it is necessary to deal
with me in perfect sincerity.
It is, however, a truly elegant city (very superior to New York), and I have spent a great deal
of time in visiting the various monuments and palaces.
I have done a vast deal
of this, but I have usually been aware that the book was subtly withholding from me the best a book can give, since I was not reading it for its own sake and because I loved it, but for selfish ends of my own, and because I wished to possess myself of it for business purposes, as it were.
The difficulty arises from the fact that one does not deal
with ships in a mob, but with a ship as an individual.
I have read this work with a good deal
of amusement, and upon this I congratulate myself, since it is colourless and dull.
He had never knowingly given her pain, but he now felt that she required more positive kindness; and with that view endeavoured, in the first place, to lessen her fears of them all, and gave her especially a great deal
of good advice as to playing with Maria and Julia, and being as merry as possible.
Allen, whose vacancy of mind and incapacity for thinking were such, that as she never talked a great deal
, so she could never be entirely silent; and, therefore, while she sat at her work, if she lost her needle or broke her thread, if she heard a carriage in the street, or saw a speck upon her gown, she must observe it aloud, whether there were anyone at leisure to answer her or not.