Winning Lord Hs daughterIt was towards the end of Queen Victorias time.We were in my club, having a round of cards as one does.I am a very conservative gambler generally but the cards were falling my way that evening. I always set myself a limit but for once I was winning. One hundred pounds I had wagered and after some wins I now had some ten thousand pounds in chips before me.Lord H to my right was the greater loser but Harry Marchbanks and Tom Clancy had also lost quite heavily. Their losses and my gains continued untilLord H asked, Will you take my marker?Afraid not sir,...
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