I think, perhaps, it is almost time that I prepare for the new role
I have to play.
For my own part I performed my usual role
of bringing things down to a strictly prosaic and practical level by the remark that one of the Indians was missing.
Miss Bartlett assumed her favourite role
, that of the prematurely aged martyr.
He forgot that the lady to whom an injudicious management had assigned the role
of heroine in
Mingott's roused him to a sense of what the clan thought they had the right to exact from a prospective son-in-law; and he chafed at the role
I saw myself, too, from the dramatic standpoint, and I was pleased with my role
of the trusted friend bringing back the errant husband to his forgiving wife.
He perceived in all these incidents much more magic than love, probably a sorceress, perhaps the devil; a comedy, in short, or to speak in the language of that day, a very disagreeable mystery, in which he played a very awkward part, the role
of blows and derision.
This man, Snipes, had assumed the role
of chief since he had killed their former leader, and so little time had elapsed that none of his companions had as yet questioned his authority.
When I said just now that we, you and I, were the lion and the ass of Kryloff's fable, of course it is understood that I take the role
of the ass.
Our good and wonderful sovereign has to perform the noblest role
on earth, and he is so virtuous and noble that God will not forsake him.
It was the same corridor and the same Mahars that I had intended to have lead so important a role
in our escape from Phutra.
She leaned towards her neighbour on the other side and Major Thomson was able to resume the role
of attentive observer, a role
which seemed somehow his by destiny.