The first use she made of her solitude was to take up the volume which had been left on the table, and begin to acquaint herself with the play
of which she had heard so much.
Nonetheless she insisted that I ought to go halves with her in the day's winnings, and offered me 800 gulden on condition that henceforth, I gambled only on those terms; but I refused to do so, once and for all--stating, as my reason, that I found myself unable to play
on behalf of any one else, "I am not unwilling so to do," I added, "but in all probability I should lose.
Inasmuch as Gossett was worrying about the telegrams, while Archibald, strive as he might to dismiss it, was haunted by a vision of Margaret standing alone and deserted on the board-walk, play
became, as it were, ragged.
Do those who direct the play
ever actually take part in it?
He merely did not elect to choose them for partners in the big game in which he intended to play
This stage was called a pageant, and the play
which was acted on it was also in time called a pageant.
On the Continent of Europe, indeed, they still survive, after a fashion, in a single somewhat modernized form, the celebrated Passion Play
As soon as the play
was over, the Director went to the kitchen, where a fine big lamb was slowly turning on the spit.
First, it is well known that the prologue serves the critic for an opportunity to try his faculty of hissing, and to tune his cat-call to the best advantage; by which means, I have known those musical instruments so well prepared, that they have been able to play
in full concert at the first rising of the curtain.
As soon as the ball gets past them, it's in touch, and out of play
You're goin' ter have some one ter play
it with, anyhow," she finished, as they entered the kitchen together.
The officers or inhabitants of the town were not allowed to play
at these games, but strangers, peasants, ladies were admitted, and any one who chose to lose or win money.