1 "It depends on the player," I answered.
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2 Is an expert singlestick player, boxer, and swordsman.
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3 He was a whist player himself, and perhaps might feel that it would not much amuse him to have her for a partner.
4 He had played nearly every day at one club or other, but he was a cautious player, and usually rose a winner.
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5 And finally he threw me out into the world without a cent and no training whatsoever to be anything but a Charleston gentleman, a good pistol shot and an excellent poker player.
6 Scarlett had never played cards before and she took to whist with joy, becoming a good player in a short time.
7 He ducked his head low, like a football player.
8 But man is a frivolous and incongruous creature, and perhaps, like a chess player, loves the process of the game, not the end of it.
9 "That's a good player of ours," she added.
10 The most vigorous attack came from an old acquaintance, a boston player who had always been well disposed toward him, Stepan Stepanovich Adraksin.
11 But evidently the sound of it pleased Gatsby for Tom remained "the polo player" for the rest of the evening.
12 Engage a piano player, and let them dance, and not as you do things nowadays, hunting up good matches.
13 He knew the best place for everything; in addition, boxing and foot-fencing and some dances; and he was a thorough single-stick player.
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14 She knew her brother-in-law to be a worthy gentleman, a bold hunter, an intrepid player, enterprising with women, but by no means remarkable for his skill in intrigues.
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15 He felt his body small and weak amid the throng of the players and his eyes were weak and watery.
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