The king, himself a man of orderly life, detested him as a gambler and a rake.
At the Elysee, Morny, adulterine son of Hortense, a hero of the Bourse and successful gambler, supported his half-brother by his energy and counsels.
A perfectly absurd and stupid fellow, and a gambler too, I am told.
He was not a gambler, at any rate he did not care about winning.
This was Dolokhov, an officer of the Semenov regiment, a notorious gambler and duelist, who was living with Anatole.