About half-way through the term a mania ran through the school for a game
These are games
indeed--the very best that are seen.
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.
His reference to the great games
of which I had heard so much while among the Tharks convinced me that I had but jumped from purgatory into gehenna.
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.
Oh, yes; the game
was to just find something about everything to be glad about--no matter what 'twas," rejoined Pollyanna, earnestly.
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.
Why, it would be a game
to cry over--not to laugh at
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.
He is a native of Kentucky, and of game
descent; his maternal grandfather, Colonel Wheatley, a companion of Boon, having been one of the pioneers of the West, celebrated in Indian warfare, and killed in one of the contests of the "Bloody Ground.
THE Committee on Gerrymander worked late, drawing intricate lines on a map of the State, and being weary sought repose in a game