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He was playing dominoes with a Frenchman, and greeted the new-comers with a quiet smile; he did not speak, but as if to make room for them pushed away the little pile of saucers on the table which indicated the number of drinks he had already consumed.
They perceived they must wear some cheaper and more readily prepared costume, and Grubb fell back on white dominoes.
Lying in bed all day and playing at dominoes, like poor Lord Plessy, would be more private and bearable.
Browning might say, as his wife said in an early preface, I never mistook pleasure for the final cause of poetry, nor leisure for the hour of the poet--as indeed he has himself said, to much the same effect, in a letter printed many years ago: I never pretended to offer such literature as should be a substitute for a cigar or a game at dominoes to an idle man.
Said Selim's teeth rattled on the floor like dominoes.
He played dominoes, the only game he was capable of understanding.
But I have provided for the contingency, my friends," replied Michel; "you have only to speak, and I have chess, draughts, cards, and dominoes at your disposal; nothing is wanting but a billiard-table.