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Patience and shuffle the cards. [Sp., Paciencia y barajar.]

Cervantes (Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra) Quotes , Source: Don Quixote (II, 23)

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With spots quadrangular of diamond form, Ensanguined hearts, clubs typical of strife, And spades, the emblems of untimely graves.

William Cowper Quotes , Source: Task (bk. IV, The Winter Evening, l. 217)

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He's a sure card.

John Dryden Quotes , Source: The Spanish Friar (act II, sc. 2)

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Cards were at first for benefits designed, Sent to amuse, not to enslave the mind.

David Garrick Quotes , Source: Epilogue to Ed. Moore's Gamester

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The pictures placed for ornament and use, The twelve good rules, the royal game of goose.

Oliver Goldsmith Quotes , Source: The Deserted Village (l. 231)

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A clear fire, a clean hearth, and the rigour of the game.

Charles Lamb (used pseudonym Elia) Quotes , Source: Mrs. Battle's Opinions on Whist

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The game [of poker] exemplifies the worst aspects of capitalism that have made our country so great.

Charles Lamb (used pseudonym Elia) Quotes , Source: Mrs. Battle's Opinions on Whist

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Do not fold, spindle or mutilate.

Charles Lamb (used pseudonym Elia) Quotes , Source: Mrs. Battle's Opinions on Whist

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You do not play then at whist, sir? Alas, what a sad old age you are preparing for yourself! [Fr., Vous ne jouez donc pas le whist, monsieur? Helas! quelle triste vieilesse vous vous preparez!

Charles Lamb (used pseudonym Elia) Quotes , Source: Mrs. Battle's Opinions on Whist

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