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"Here is a gem worth twenty gold pieces; this is my surety! I have no smaller
moneys." The other players looked at the pearl in perplexity. One of them said: "It
may be worth exactly as you claim, but how do you expect to gamble on that
"He is in need of gold crowns, that he may do your bidding. He states that he sent
this message by Shalles, and he would learn whether you despatched gold in the
custody of Shalles, or did not do so." King Casmir rubbed the bridge of his ...
My great champion Nebo which I value at a hundred pieces of gold? Or even two
hundred?" In shock Dussel cried: "And my prize steed from Morocco, which cost
me one hundred golden crowns, but which I would not sell for three hundred?
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Apollon Zamp, master of the Showboat Miraldra's Enchantment has just been informed of a contest held by King Waldemar for the best entertainment. He almost misses the preliminary competition because ... Read full review
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Lesser Vance is still Better Written than most other science fiction. I wouldn't start here, or stop; but once you get hooked to Vance, you will not be too horribly disappointed with this book. Read full review