We don't send playthings
,' cried Catherine, her pride overcoming her shame.
He felt inexplicably sad as he put the child down again among her playthings
The games are left unfinished and the playthings
drop from their careless hands.
It was evident that the three daughters had grown up as they could and had had just as little haphazard instruction as qualified them to be their father's playthings
in his idlest hours.
It is as though they but utilized the race as playthings
, with which they satisfy their ferocious lust for fighting; and from whom they collect toll in arms and ammunition and in prisoners.
I have heard, for instance, that the wise men of old came to these mountains to find bright stones, pretty playthings
, and yellow iron.
Hardly had these playthings
been spread out on the matting, when the child, with surprise, beheld the goat (one of whose "miracles" this was no doubt), draw out certain letters with its golden hoof, and arrange them, with gentle pushes, in a certain order.
They were toys, playthings
, part of the relaxation from the bigger game of life.
Your adorable sex has made its pretty playthings
of my life, my time, and my money--and welcome
I had never had toys nor playthings
like other children.
But while we were still shaking hands, such a look of awful desolation came upon her face that I perceived she was one of those creatures that are not the playthings
Into this pouch he put a handful of the new playthings
, thinking to polish them at his leisure; then he replaced the box beneath the bed, and finding nothing more to amuse him, left the cabin and started back in the direction of the tribe.
While she was thus running on, a violent knocking at the door interrupted their conversation, and prevented her from proceeding further, or from receiving any answer; for, as she concluded this was a visitor to Mr Allworthy, she hastily retired, taking with her her little girl, whose eyes were all over blubbered at the melancholy news she heard of Jones, who used to call her his little wife, and not only gave her many playthings
, but spent whole hours in playing with her himself.
Instruments and playthings
are sense and spirit: behind them there is still the Self.
His strength was immense; and in his great lumpy paws, bulging like brown boxinggloves on the end of furry forearms, the heaviest objects were handled like playthings