the Deuce


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the Deuce

New England appellation for the devil. [Am. Folklore: Leach, 353]
See: Devil
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He couldn't play any longer at innocence; so how the deuce would he get out of it?
I felt what a forlorn little chap Timothy was, with no one to say a word for him, and I became his champion and hinted something about teething, but withdrew it when it seemed too surprising, and tried to get on to safer ground, such as bibs and general intelligence, but the painter fellow was so willing to let me have my say, and knew so much more about babies than is fitting for men to know, that I paled before him and wondered why the deuce he was listening to me so attentively.
Why the deuce are young men of family taught Latin?
What the deuce was the good of my telling you what any tom-fools talked about?
I wished a round score of men--in case of natives, buccaneers, or the odious French--and I had the worry of the deuce itself to find so much as half a dozen, till the most remarkable stroke of fortune brought me the very man that I required.
The Deuce co-creator and executive producer David Simon said in a statement following the publication of LA Times report that HBO had not received any complaints against Franco.
HBO's The Deuce, created by David Simon (The Wire, Treme), explores how the era's commercial pornography boom changed this scene.
HBO has released a trailer for its upcoming TV show The Deuce , starring James Franco and Maggie Gyllenhaal but, more importantly, penned by the talent behind Treme and The Wire .
The Deuce is a limited- release "Hopped-Up Brown Ale" and is packaged in Alumi-Tek re-sealable pint bottles from Ball Corp.
Players must work with the deuce cards against the dealer to make the best five-card hand possible and possibly win the progressive jackpot, which starts at $5000 and climbs as the game heats up.
SP Misra, who has been appointed the non- playing captain for the London Games, for one thinks that Paes should stick to the deuce court and Sania should change to left.
After three or four more owners and a lot of years later, the Deuce Coupe was bought by a wealthy car collector in Arizona for $200,000 earlier this year.

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