I walk when I can, but am grown very idle; and, not finishing my thing, I gamble abroad and play at ombre.
Did you smoke in my last how I told you the very day and the place you were playing at ombre?
"Our hostess looks very pale," whispered the Marquis de Morac to his partner at ombre.
Do they give you health for the money you lose at ombre, sirrah?
All that follows of the game at ombre, was added since the first edition, till ver.
In France it is known as ombre, in Germany as asche, and in Norway as harren.
The ombre had the privilege of deciding which suit should be trumps.
ombre had been introduced in the previous century by Catherine of Braganza, and quadrille was another favorite game of hers.
Round other tables sat men and women, old and young, playing away estate and fortune and honour at tick-tack or ombre or basset.
Lady Mary Montagu praised her, and won her money at ombre, being by far the luckier player.