Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An ancient and very favorite game at cards, much resembling vingt-un.
“Harry would be one-and-thirty next July, he declared.”
“Among one-and-thirty people assembled at the best of times, there will usually, I should say, be two or three uncertain tempers.”
“I met John Synge93 for the first time in the autumn of 1896, when I was one-and-thirty, and he four-and-twenty.”
“A strange sort of fellow, rather -- one-and-thirty -- to be indifferent to such a woman: brilliant, amiable, charming. ”
“Zouch thereupon brought it him in a pint pot, being but one-and-thirty shillings.”
“For one-and-thirty awful days we have been at it, and whilst”
“I was playing at one-and-thirty with him and his family t'other night.”
“Between a struggling journalist of one-and-thirty, and an M.D. of twenty-five, with a brilliant record behind him, and a career of exceptional promise before him, a close friendship is however permissible.”
“Sidney was not one-and-thirty years of age when he received his appointment.”
“For the fabric and furniture of the abbey, Gargantua caused to be delivered out in ready money twenty-seven hundred thousand eight hundred and one-and-thirty of those long-wooled rams; and for every year until the whole work was completed he allotted threescore nine thousand gold crowns, and as many of the seven stars, to be charged all upon the receipt of the river Dive.”
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