If I can come again, we are still to have our ball
As the Rochellais who guarded the bastion were ignorant of the intentions of the man they saw coming toward them, they fired upon him, and he fell, struck by a ball
which broke his shoulder.
Well, my lord, I sew up the paper in the ball
and you, in your game of tennis, will send the ball
into the ditch.
To engage her early for the two first dances was all the command of individual happiness which he felt in his power, and the only preparation for the ball
which he could enter into, in spite of all that was passing around him on the subject, from morning till night.
He only missed twice before he struck his ball
on the tee.
After a moment he added: "Only I wish it hadn't had to be at a ball
He imagined himself as an enormously tall, powerful man who was throwing cannon balls
at the French with both hands.
for they can be frightfully sarcastic, but she felt sorry for those of them who had no crutches, and she said good-naturedly, "Before I go to the fairies' ball
, I should like to take you for a walk one at a time; you can lean on me, you know.
I should like to see you very much; but I shall have many opportunities of seeing you equally charming, on the occasion of some of the numberless balls
and parties that are to be, and I cannot disappoint my friends by postponing my return so long.
Presently the boy took a ball
from his tunic, and, pointing at a little bush near them, said, "Stand you there, Lady Maud, by yonder bush, I would play at toss.
In his youth One Eye had once sniffed too near a similar, apparently inert ball
of quills, and had the tail flick out suddenly in his face.
She wore the sea- green silk which had been brought out from England a year before and worn but once--at the Christmas ball
at Government House.
I shall quietly prepare for our departure, and own what I have done at the right time--that is to say, when the ball
One day, as I was amusing myself by galloping and whirling the balls
round my head, by accident the free one struck a bush, and its revolving motion being thus destroyed, it immediately fell to the ground, and, like magic, caught one hind leg of my horse; the other ball
was then jerked out of my hand, and the horse fairly secured.
Well, the match is for the best of three goals; whichever side kicks two goals wins: and it won't do, you see, just to kick the ball
through these posts--it must go over the cross-bar; any height'll do, so long as it's between the posts.