One time Jurgis got into a game
on a Saturday night and won prodigiously, and because he was a man of spirit he stayed in with the rest and the game
continued until late Sunday afternoon, and by that time he was "out" over twenty dollars.
If she had been friends with Colin she would have run to show him her presents at once, and they would have looked at the pictures and read some of the gardening books and perhaps tried playing the games
, and he would have enjoyed himself so much he would never once have thought he was going to die or have put his hand on his spine to see if there was a lump coming.
Agnes played the piano to him, sat by him, and worked and talked, and played some games
at dominoes with me.
Part on the Plain, or in the Air sublime Upon the wing, or in swift race contend, As at th' Olympian Games
or PYTHIAN fields; Part curb thir fierie Steeds, or shun the Goal With rapid wheels, or fronted Brigads form.
place of honour, had been assigned to Brian be Bois-Guilbert, whose renown in all games
of chivalry, no less than his connexions with the knights who had undertaken this Passage of Arms, had occasioned him to be eagerly received into the company of the challengers, and even adopted as their chief and leader, though he had so recently joined them.
I thought you would remember our games
here, as children, in which my father so often joined.
Luckily, the Law of the Jungle had taught him to keep his temper, for in the jungle life and food depend on keeping your temper; but when they made fun of him because he would not play games
or fly kites, or because he mispronounced some word, only the knowledge that it was unsportsmanlike to kill little naked cubs kept him from picking them up and breaking them in two.
They danced and played different games
till midnight; then one of the Giants tore up a plant by its roots, and all the Giants and Giantesses made themselves so thin that they disappeared into the earth through the hole made by the uprooting of the plant.
cried Robin Hood; "and while our new cook, whom I see with us, is preparing a feast worthy of our high guest, let us have a few games
to do him honor
For you never went out of the city either to see the games
, except once when you went to the Isthmus, or to any other place unless when you were on military service; nor did you travel as other men do.
They have decided to carry her with us back to Thark, and exhibit her last agonies at the great games
before Tal Hajus," replied Sarkoja.
Grant and her sister, that after making up the whist-table there would remain sufficient for a round game
, and everybody being as perfectly complying and without a choice as on such occasions they always are, speculation was decided on almost as soon as whist; and Lady Bertram soon found herself in the critical situation of being applied to for her own choice between the games
, and being required either to draw a card for whist or not.