Moreover, I had always drawn sharp distinctions between a game
which is de mauvais genre and a game
which is permissible to a decent man.
"Well, I must say I can't see any game
about that, about that," declared Nancy, almost irritably.
"Don't you know that I've forbidden you to play that idiotic game
On his way back, tired and hungry from shooting, Levin had so distinct a vision of meat-pies that as he approached the hut he seemed to smell and taste them, as Laska had smelt the game
, and he immediately told Philip to give him some.
For it was the Game
that had been questioned, its verity and worth, the Game
itself, the biggest thing in the world--or what had been the biggest thing in the world until that chance afternoon and that chance purchase in Silverstein's candy store, when Genevieve loomed suddenly colossal in his life, overshadowing all other things.
If serving a sentence the number of games
he must play is also indicated, and thus the one directing the moves knows which pieces to risk and which to conserve, and further than this, a man's chances are affected by the position that is assigned him for the game
"Why, it would be a game
to cry over--not to laugh at!" said the actress.
`It's no use speaking to it,' she thought, `till its ears have come, or at least one of them.' In another minute the whole head appeared, and then Alice put down her flamingo, and began an account of the game
, feeling very glad she had someone to listen to her.
The voyageurs or boatmen were the rank and file in the service of the trader, and even the hardy "men of the north," those great rufflers and game
birds, were fain to be paddled from point to point of their migrations.
Here Fanny interposed, however, with anxious protestations of her own equal ignorance; she had never played the game
nor seen it played in her life; and Lady Bertram felt a moment's indecision again; but upon everybody's assuring her that nothing could be so easy, that it was the easiest game
on the cards, and Henry Crawford's stepping forward with a most earnest request to be allowed to sit between her ladyship and Miss Price, and teach them both, it was so settled; and Sir Thomas, Mrs.
THE Committee on Gerrymander worked late, drawing intricate lines on a map of the State, and being weary sought repose in a game
Anne of Austria held the cards against the cardinal, and her daughter-in-law assisted her in the game
, when she was not engaged in smiling at her husband.