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.
When, on the present occasion, I entered the gaming-rooms(for the first time in my life), it was several moments before I could even make up my mind to play
Madame Ratignolle could not, so it was she who gaily consented to play
for the others.
he would; he'd show 'em; even despite the elated prophesies made of how swiftly he would be trimmed--prophesies coupled with descriptions of the bucolic game he would play
and of his wild and woolly appearance.
Then, aloud, she said doggedly: "See here, Miss Pollyanna, I ain't sayin' that I'll play
it very well, and I ain't sayin' that I know how, anyway; but I'll play
it with ye, after a fashion--I just will, I will
There were, in fact, so many things to be attended to, so many people to be pleased, so many best characters required, and, above all, such a need that the play
should be at once both tragedy and comedy, that there did seem as little chance of a decision as anything pursued by youth and zeal could hold out.
No,' said he, 'I do not ask my life; only to let me play
upon my fiddle for the last time.
Philip had been very adroit, and it was with a heavy heart that he gave up his winning; but his fingers itched to play
still, and a few days later, on his way to the football field, he went into a shop and bought a pennyworth of J pens.
My own garden is my own garden," said the Giant; "any one can understand that, and I will allow nobody to play
in it but myself.
Gardener had gone to Omaha to hear Booth and Barrett, who were to play
there next week, and that Mary Anderson was having a great success in `A Winter's Tale,' in London.
continued for a few minutes, and then suddenly, without any warning, Harlequin stopped talking.