At one of his encampments the guard stationed to keep watch round the camp grew weary of their duty, and feeling a little too secure, and too much at home on these prairies, retired to a small grove of willows to amuse themselves with a social game of cards called "old sledge," which is as popular among these trampers of the prairies as whist or ecarte
among the polite circles of the cities.
The announcement of supper put a stop both to the game of ecarte
, and the recapitulation of the beauties of the Eatanswill GAZETTE.
For my own poor part, I don't know one note of music from the other; but I can match you at chess, backgammon, ecarte
, and (with the inevitable female drawbacks) even at billiards as well.
Mortimer had stayed to dinner, and he and the baronet played ecarte
He was so little of a gambler that if, when in company, some one was wanted to cut in or to take a bet at ecarte
, he usually fixed his eyes on his boots; but though he did not allow himself any extravagances, he conformed in every way to custom.
Mrs Gowan glanced at the other end of the room, where her son was playing ecarte
on a sofa, with the old lady who was for a charge of cavalry.
He played ecarte
, was the life of evening parties, tossed off glasses of champagne without wetting his lips, and knew all the songs of Beranger by heart.
She watched over him kindly at ecarte
of a night when he would drop in to Rawdon's quarters for a half-hour before bed-time.
Le ministre tunisien de la Defense et candidat a l'election presidentielle anticipee de septembre, s'est declare pret, au cas oo il serait elu, a partager le pouvoir avec le mouvement Ennahdha si les interets du pays l'exigeaient, alors que certains laiques ont categoriquement ecarte
Toutefois, le senateur Abdelawahab Benzaim n'a pas ecarte
l'eventualite de manifestations en soutien au candidat Bouteflika.
The world's most modern microscope equipped with 'Fish and Karotyping Imaging System' and manufactured by a US company Applied Spectral Imaging was installed at CCRI with the help from International Centre for Agriculture Research in Dry Areas (Ecarte
) under PakUS Cotton Productivity Enhancement Project, CCRI Multan director Syed Sajid Masud Shah said in a statement on Monday.
Il faut rappeler que feu Mohsen Kaabi etait secretaire general de l'Association Eequite des Anciens Militaires, mais il en a ete ecarte
en mars 2013, par souci des membres de cette association, qui revendiquent leur rehabilitation de se tenir a egale distance de tous les partis politiques et particulierement Ennahdha.