While they were playing one day as children, they happened by chance to look together into a mirror that was placed on their mother’s chair.
The impending shadow of a great affliction, and a great disgrace that had no distinct form in it yet, fell like a stain upon the quiet place where I had worked and played as a boy, and did it a cruel wrong.
He continued in a more agitated voice: -- "My opinion is (since you ask it) that you are greatly to blame for playing pranks upon a man like Mr. Boldwood, merely as a pastime.
Come, strike me openly, don’t play with me like a cat with a mouse.
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Do you go to a regular school and play with other girls like any ordinary girl?"
For will any of sound discretion approve of my being beaten as aboy, because, by playing a ball, I made less progress in studies whichI was to learn, only that, as a man, I might play moreunbeseemingly?
The smoke of my own breath, Echoes, ripples, buzz'd whispers, love-root, silk-thread, crotch and vine, My respiration and inspiration, the beating of my heart, the passing of blood and air through my lungs, The sniff of green leaves and dry leaves, and of the shore and dark-color'd sea-rocks, and of hay in the barn, The sound of the belch'd words of my voice loos'd to the eddies of the wind, A few light kisses, a few embraces, a reaching around of arms, The play of shine and shade on the trees as the supple boughs wag, The delight alone or in the rush of the streets, or along the fields and hill-sides, The feeling of health, the full-noon trill, the song of me rising from bed and meeting the sun.
The "problem play" of a decade ago was a prime favorite with him.
Some just played in it, as hobbyists.
But it requires a particular type of man or woman to take interest in a game, to play it well and profitably, as a form of exercise.
Like so many hackers, Nick played out hisfantasies on the computer keyboard.
He set a good, rollicking, dashing stroke that sent the spray playing all over the boat like a fountain, and made the whole crowd sit up straight in no time.
Nor are the poets who write them to be blamed for this; for some there are among them who are perfectly well aware of their faults, and know what they ought to do; but as plays have become a salable commodity, they say, and with truth, that the actors will not buy them unless they are after this fashion; and so the poet tries to adapt himself to the requirements of the actor who is to pay him for his work.
They played with tremendous zest, like two city gents who wanted hard exercise to open their pores.
So what does it matter if she plays Juliet like a wooden doll?
Whatever may have been the original incentive to this ex tensive fixation of class in India, there can be little doubt of the role played by the Brahmins as the custodians of tradition and the only teachers of the people in sustaining it.
It is played as a game chiefly by women and children, and consists of a difficult sentence being given, and when repeated quickly, the words are often transposed or badly pronounced.
Buck, to whom fair play was a forgotten code, likewise sprang upon Spitz.
“That play must be a favourite with you,” said he; “you read as if you knew it well.”