"In what order shall we draw
?" asked Monsieur Thuran, knowing from past experience that the majority of men always prefer last chance in a lottery where the single prize is some distasteful thing--there is always the chance and the hope that another will draw
I do not know any body who draws
so well as you do.
It cost Campbell likewise nine hundred to remain and draw
cards, but to the surprise of all he saw the nine hundred and raised another thousand.
If I get Hans, and we have a child, and he grows big, and has to draw
beer here, the pick-axe will perhaps fall on his head, and kill him.' Then said the maid: 'What a clever Elsie we have!' and sat down beside her and began loudly to weep over the misfortune.
It's a bit too much to expect that you should draw
as well as I do.
In the first case, I must be prepared, beforehand, to draw
your settlement, and I ought not to do that without, as a matter of politeness, first consulting you.
U-Dor could move out and engage Gahan, or he could move his Princess' Panthan upon the square occupied by Gahan in he hope that the former would defeat the Black Chief and thus draw
the game, which is the outcome if any other than a Chief slays the opposing Chief, or he could move away and escape, temporarily, the necessity for personal combat, or at least that is evidently what he had in mind as was obvious to all who saw him scanning the board about him; and his disappointment was apparent when he finally discovered that Gahan had so placed himself that there was no square to which U-Dor could move that it was not within Gahan's power to reach at his own next move.
`What did they draw
?' said Alice, quite forgetting her promise.
We consider it useless to draw
a physical or moral portrait of Grimaud; if, as we hope, our readers have not wholly forgotten the first part of this work, they must have preserved a clear idea of that estimable individual, who is wholly unchanged, except that he is twenty years older, an advance in life that has made him only more silent; although, since the change that had been working in himself, Athos had given Grimaud permission to speak.
As we raced along the coast for one of those seem-ingly interminable periods that may draw
hours into eternities where the labor is soul-searing and there is no way to measure time, I saw what I took for the opening to a bay or the mouth of a great river a short distance ahead of us.
The centripetal force keeps us under the moon's influence, but the centrifugal force draws
us irresistibly away from it."
"No, no!" said Flashman, pushing in, "leave me to deal with him; we'll draw
lots for it afterwards.