"'I know very well, madam,' said he, 'that when persons sit down to a card table, they must take their chance of these things,-and happily I am not in such circumstances as to make five shillings any object.'" Pride & Prejudice, 1813
We can't all be bad at cards like Mr. Collins so entertain your friends playing Regency card games such as Quadrille or Loo with a set of Pride & Prejudice playing cards. Each pack with the famous Hugh Thomson peacock design cover from the 1894 edition of 'Pride & Prejudice'. An after supper pastime then and now.
Standard set of 52 playing cards plus jokers.