- 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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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.
So you are saying that Napoleon was not a totalitarian-dictator as many historians are eager to suggest?
And he says that those who accuse Napoleon of killing off democracy misunderstand politics in 19th century Europe.
Napoleon still kept his troops at Gaeta, but was finally brought to see that the conflict could only end in the one way.Builders of United Italy|Rupert Sargent Holland
Napoleon thought he had Spain within his grasp, and now suddenly everything was slipping from him.
As Emerson said of Napoleon, they would shorten a straight line to get at a point.
In London they cite again the example of the wars of Napoleon, and conclude with: "What man has done man can do again."In the World War|Count Ottokar Czernin
As time went on Napoleon's despotism grew more and more oppressive.An Introduction to the History of Western Europe|James Harvey Robinson