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Gambler, No. 40 [The Pace of Man]

“Surely nothing is more reproachful to a being endowed with reason, than to resign its powers to the influence of the air, and live in dependence on the weather and the wind, for the only blessings which nature has put into our power, tranquillity and benevolence. 1,399 more words

The Gambler

The Gambler

THE GAMBLER
By PoeticMeditations

The stakes are high, the odds are great
The roll of dice will seal my fate.
To win or lose – it’s in the cards… 65 more words

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Once More: College Pig Pick, Bama Will Not "Cover"

Whether they win the national title or not, I believe it is safe to say the great University of Alabama football team will not cover the spread in all of its remaining games, (famous last words, right), which with varying degrees of probability could include one or at most two playoff games. 109 more words

Gambler, No. 39 [The Emergency Room]

Boswell: “But is not the fear of death natural to man?” Johnson: “So much so, Sir, that the whole of life is but keeping away the thoughts of it.” 1,444 more words

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Gambler, No. 38 [The Orange Tabby]

This reminds me of the ludicrous account he gave Mr. Langton, of the despicable state of a young gentleman of good family. “Sir, when I heard of him last, he was running about town shooting cats.” And then in a sort of kindly reverie, he bethought himself of his own favorite cat, and said, “But Hodge shan’t be shot: no, no, Hodge shall not be shot.” — Boswell… 1,222 more words

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Gambler, No. 37 [The Shift]

“Surely, nothing is more reproachful to a being endowed with reason, than to resign its powers to the influence of the air, and live in dependence on the weather and the wind for the only blessings which nature has put into our power, tranquallity and benevolence. 1,227 more words

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The Gambler, What I've Listened To Lately, Or how I stopped worrying about people making the song overshadowed by its chorus.

This new feature on this blog has become quite popular. Enjoy these prior installments here and here. 

“The Gambler”

Writer: Don Schlitz

Artists: Various (Kenny Rogers, Johnny Cash) 466 more words

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