Mercer: Well, you play the game as if you'd been weaned on it.
Bart: Well, Pappy wouldn't let any of us Mavericks even deal before we could walk.
Mercer: Let me give you some advice, Maverick. Miss Jaggers is bored, so she collects things : stray cats, dogs, even tinhorn gamblers. She keeps them around for laughs, nothing more.