It could make no difference in the play
, and as for Cottager himself, when he has got his wife's speeches, I would undertake him with all my heart.
At last, when ascending to my own room, I succeeded in handing Polina her winnings, and told her that, next time, I should not play
You, dear reader, play
an accurate, scientific game and beat your opponent with ease every time you go the links, and so do I; but Archibald was not like us.
And the child smiled on the Giant, and said to him, "You let me play
once in your garden, to-day you shall come with me to my garden, which is Paradise.
Those who direct the play
do not necessarily take part in it," continued the slave girl, "but sit in those two great thrones which you see at either end of the board and direct their pieces from square to square.
A prosperous, successful business man without great ambition, was Daylight's estimate of him--a man too easily satisfied with the small stakes of the game ever to launch out in big play
He made believe to play
, and uttered simulated growls that failed of the verity of simulation.
He became absorbed in trying out the idea, and even borrowed a circus rider whose act was to play
the violin while standing on the back of a galloping horse and to throw somersaults on such precarious platform while still playing the violin.
And when the play
was over the graveyard was a sorry sight with trodden grass and broken headstones.
Sometimes, in the later period, altogether original and very realistic scenes from actual English life were added, like the very clever but very coarse parody on the Nativity play
in the 'Towneley' cycle.
continued for a few minutes, and then suddenly, without any warning, Harlequin stopped talking.
I have heard of a dramatic writer who used to say, he would rather write a play
than a prologue; in like manner, I think, I can with less pains write one of the books of this history than the prefatory chapter to each of them.
You just will see a match; and Brooke's going to let me play
I suppose, though, it--it'll be a little harder now, as long as I haven't anybody to play
There is the Trophonius' cave in which, by some artifice, the leaden Tritons are made not only to spout water, but to play
the most dreadful groans out of their lead conchs--there is the nymphbath and the Niagara cataract, which the people of the neighbourhood admire beyond expression, when they come to the yearly fair at the opening of the Chamber, or to the fetes with which the happy little nation still celebrates the birthdays and marriage-days of its princely governors.