- a game in which the players bid for the privilege of naming the trump, stating the number of tricks they propose to win.
- a bid in this game to take all five tricks of a hand.
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It’s worth pointing out that Napoleon was one leader who was quite inclined toward mathematics.
I have visited 53 battlefields that Napoleon fought on, and it has taken me a lot of time.
In his new book, Roberts seeks to persuade his readers that Napoleon was not an evil monster.
Where Napoleon went wrong was he simply took one bad decision to go north back through Smolensk, rather than going south.
In the Papal States Napoleon stopped the Jews having to wear the Papal star.
So you are saying that Napoleon was not a totalitarian-dictator as many historians are eager to suggest?
The Marshals were inclined to attribute their disgrace to the ill-will of Berthier and not to the temper of Napoleon.
On the establishment of the Empire Berthier, like many another, received the reward for his faithfulness to Napoleon.
Hence Napoleon was driven more and more to trust to the advice of the rash, unstable King of Naples.
Moreover, Napoleon, so great in many things, was so jealous of his own glory that he could be mean beyond words.
He distinguished himself under Napoleon, by whom he was greatly lamented.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell