CRICKET


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I am the Talking Cricket and I have been living in this room for more than one hundred years.
I refuse to leave this spot," answered the Cricket, "until I have told you a great truth.
As if the clock hadn't finished striking, and the convulsive little Haymaker at the top of it, jerking away right and left with a scythe in front of a Moorish Palace, hadn't mowed down half an acre of imaginary grass before the Cricket joined in at all!
And the fact is, that the kettle began it, at least five minutes before the Cricket gave any sign of being in existence.
The Gardens are noted for two kinds of cricket: boy cricket, which is real cricket with a bat, and girl cricket, which is with a racquet and the governess.
They've a cricket week next month, when this boy Crowley comes of age, and we've both got to go down and play.
I have been bold enough," said Lord Amersteth, "to ask one of the Gentlemen of England to come down and play some rustic cricket for us next month.
And the last rule is, that the crickets should not be chirping.
He went back to his regular life, and played cricket and bathed as usual.
asked Amy, smiling as she watched Laurie and John playing cricket with the boys.
Morland was a very good woman, and wished to see her children everything they ought to be; but her time was so much occupied in lying-in and teaching the little ones, that her elder daughters were inevitably left to shift for themselves; and it was not very wonderful that Catherine, who had by nature nothing heroic about her, should prefer cricket, baseball, riding on horseback, and running about the country at the age of fourteen, to books -- or at least books of information -- for, provided that nothing like useful knowledge could be gained from them, provided they were all story and no reflection, she had never any objection to books at all.
I needn't add that I have been playing country-house cricket for the last month under an alias; it's the only decent way to do it when one's county has need of one.