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Know When to Hold’em

There’s an old Kenny Rogers song (yes, I know I’m dating myself) that says, “You’ve got to know when to hold’em, know when to fold’em, know when to walk away, and know when to run . 462 more words

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Libby St. Clair was expecting the curse to cause havoc on her wedding but everything was going perfectly. Libby will find herself running from her own wedding into a car that was outside the church.

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Gambler, No. 22 [The Zoo]

“Modesty is too fierce and elemental a thing for the modern pedants to understand; I had almost said too savage a thing. It has in it the joy of escape and the ancient shyness of freedom.” – G.K.

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Gambler, No. 21 [The Sun]

Dr. Johnson recommended to me, as he had often done, to drink water only: “For (said he,) you are then sure not to get drunk; whereas if you drink wine you are never sure.” I said drinking wine was a pleasure which I was unwilling to give up.

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Gambler, No. 20 [The Supermarket]

“A great city is, to be sure, the school for studying life; and the ‘The proper study of mankind is man,’ as Pope observes.” – Dr. 1,411 more words

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Gambler, No. 19 [The Broken Arrow]

“Painting, Sir, can illustrate, but it cannot inform.” – Dr. Johnson

The wind finally chilled out, so I had no excuse. I steadied the arrow as best I could and lifted the bow, pulling back on the nock and making sure it was lodged nicely into the string.

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William Monahan on Writing Mojave, The Departed, London Boulevard and More

William Monahan writes before the sun rises, goes about his day, and then writes some more. The 55-year-old screenwriter’s credits include Kingdom of Heaven, The Departed, Body of Lies, … 2,470 more words

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