He'd taken a gamble by entrusting it to her.
Gamble, Manual of Indian Timbers (1902); Indian Land Revenue Policy (Calcutta, 1902); B.
War for fighting's sake, although in the popular mind there may be, during most wars, only the excitement and the emotion of a great gamble, has no conscious place among the motives of those who determine the destinies of peoples.
Crawford, was engaged to reorganize the customs; a number of German officers, selected by General von der Goltz, were brought in to reform the army; and the work of restoring the navy to efficiency was entrusted to a British adviser, Rear-Admiral Gamble, and a small British staff.
(afterwards admiral) Gamble succeeded in routing him, and Fodi Silah took refuge in French territory, where he died.
Of such the gates for Sandringham, by Jeckyll; for Crewe Hall, by Charles Barry; and for the Victoria and Albert Museum, by Gamble, are the earliest and best known.
The Altenburg peasants are industrious and prosperous; they are said to be avaricious, but to love pleasure, and to gamble for high stakes, especially at the card game of Skat, which many believe to have been invented here.
During the expedition Captain Gamble was led into an ambush, and in this engagement lost 15 killed and 47 wounded.
Gamble, " Bambuseae of British India " in Annals Royal Botanic Gardens, Calcutta, vii.
Gamble Institute (named after the founder) contains halls, recreation rooms, a public library and baths.
Jade and Sasha would soon be out of his way, and his gamble on the hidden honor of Rhyn had paid off.