He smiled to himself, enjoying the game they always played.
It's a game, like a treasure hunt.
Frustration finally drove the couple to play the game the same way—contact no one, put your head in the sand, and hope everyone leaves you alone and forgets you exist.
"I'm not playing your game," she said and turned away again.
Sofia waited, staring blankly at the football game on TV.
"I'll always win that game," he warned.
And so we will keep the game going till it is time for school to be dismissed.
"I'm game," he said, laughing quietly.
No one will play the game if the rules only apply to one team. 2.
She finished her game of patience and only then examined the presents.
Alex didn't like highly spiced food, so she decided to bake Cornish game hens for the base of the meal.
It's like a chess game, and the humans are pawns to be used and destroyed, he explained.
Evelyn loved his game face.
But already a change is taking place, owing, not to an increased humanity, but to an increased scarcity of game, for perhaps the hunter is the greatest friend of the animals hunted, not excepting the Humane Society.
He was amused at whatever game he played as he closed the distance between them once more.
She frowned, wondering when someone would explain the rules of this game to her.
I'll send you this video game I'm addicted to, Jule offered.
Well, maybe I should call a game warden.
Deidre clenched her fists, uncertain what game the deity played with her.
All he needed was to figure out how to win a game of strategy he didn.t know how to play, before his time was up and he lost the only thing that mattered.
The children thought the new game was very funny.
There were about twenty-five thousand people at the game, and, when we went out, the noise was so terrific, we nearly jumped out of our skins, thinking it was the din of war, and not of a football game that we heard.
State game officials are involved as well.
Pierre glanced up from his video game at his hesitation.
"I'll play your game," she said firmly.
To her surprise, what appeared to be a video game popped into 3D life in the center of the table.
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His favorite occupation when not playing boston, a card game he was very fond of, was that of listener, especially when he succeeded in setting two loquacious talkers at one another.
A good chessplayer having lost a game is sincerely convinced that his loss resulted from a mistake he made and looks for that mistake in the opening, but forgets that at each stage of the game there were similar mistakes and that none of his moves were perfect.
How much more complex than this is the game of war, which occurs under certain limits of time, and where it is not one will that manipulates lifeless objects, but everything results from innumerable conflicts of various wills!
Pierre was unfazed by his raised voice and continued playing a game on his phone.
There were a great many things she'd let him do to her to win the game in her head.
His game isn't the one you think he's playing.
It's too bad the game department was unable to get out here to get the mother when she was alive.
When we first played this game two or three days ago, she showed no ingenuity at all in finding the object.
It was a pretty game, played on the smooth surface of the pond, a man against a loon.
He took a pack of cards that lay on the table and began to lay them out for a game of patience.
Martha lugged out a tattered game of Monopoly.
"There is a disturbance in the uh, basketball game, as you call it," the Watcher said.
The wing housed an indoor basketball court, indoor pool, a small game room, and a huge theatre room where music blared from some action movie.
Pierre glanced up from the game he played on his iPhone as she passed him.
Imagine, he's even considering playing this game, and in some foreign country!
Dean was sure that, deep down, she thought whacking at a ball or chasing one someone else clobbered was an extended children's game and certainly not a worthwhile profession.
Cynthia asked, cutting the game short as Mrs. Lincoln leaped into her lap, purring like a buzz saw.
Sex is a whole different ball game when it's not my idea.
He knew who I was when we first talked at the basketball game, but it was years later he told me about it.
I planned to let her game play itself out, but I don't want to see any bloodshed.
It wasn't a game to me.
It was impossible to forget Fate or Death or any other deity once one crossed their paths or to deny that such creatures not only existed, but played a game no one else understood or had a chance of winning.
This is a game your predecessor played very well.
She didn't ask for fear of discovering he was going to stop playing his keep-away game and offer her an arrangement she couldn't refuse.
He despised her video game playing and art, instead saying she needed a man capable of keeping her feet on the ground long enough for her to focus on doing something real with her life.
She clung to one of the warriors, attempting to climb him as the cat-like critter-- convinced it was a game-- wagged its tail and chased her around the large man in the center of the room.
This will be extremely useful, because the game, as they say, has just changed completely.
I took my "Reader for Beginners" and hunted for the words I knew; when I found them my joy was like that of a game of hide-and-seek.
Miss Sullivan and I kept up a game of guessing which taught me more about the use of language than any set lessons could have done.
The waves seemed to be playing a game with me, and tossed me from one to another in their wild frolic.
If I happen to be all alone and in an idle mood, I play a game of solitaire, of which I am very fond.
I often tell them stories or teach them a game, and the winged hours depart and leave us good and happy.
We play a little game which I find most useful in developing the intellect, and which incidentally answers the purpose of a language lesson.
WE MAKE A SORT OF GAME OF IT and try to see who can find the words most quickly, Helen with her fingers, or I with my eyes, and she learns as many new words as I can explain with the help of those she knows.
I do not mean that exactly, but I mean something which he might think a good deal like that; I mean that they should not play life, or study it merely, while the community supports them at this expensive game, but earnestly live it from beginning to end.
One hastens to southern Africa to chase the giraffe; but surely that is not the game he would be after.
What a saute of game au madere we are to have, my dear!
Of the two soups he chose turtle with savory patties and went on to the game without omitting a single dish or one of the wines.
"I say, come round some evening and we'll have a game of faro!" said Zherkov.
"They received me and my news as one receives a dog in a game of skittles," said he in conclusion.
Boris, in the accurate way characteristic of him, was building a little pyramid of chessmen with his delicate white fingers while awaiting Berg's move, and watched his opponent's face, evidently thinking about the game as he always thought only of whatever he was engaged on.
The game continued; a waiter kept handing round champagne.
I had a splendid card all ready, as if it were the fun of the game which interested him most.
In the middle of the game, the officers saw some wagons approaching with fifteen hussars on their skinny horses behind them.
Pierre changed places several times during the game, sitting now with his back to Natasha and now facing her, but during the whole of the six rubbers he watched her and his friend.
"I don't understand," continued Ilagin, "how some sportsmen can be so jealous about game and dogs.
Whether they were playing the ring and string game or the ruble game or talking as now, Nicholas did not leave Sonya's side, and gazed at her with quite new eyes.
Even those playing cards behind the partition soon left their game and came over to the samovar, yielding to the general mood of courting Mary Hendrikhovna.
"No, gentlemen, you have had your sleep, but I have not slept for two nights," replied the doctor, and he sat down morosely beside his wife, waiting for the game to end.
Then when we get back, do spend the night with me and we'll arrange a game of cards.
The chessmen are set up, the game will begin tomorrow!
The game had begun.
Napoleon was experiencing a feeling of depression like that of an ever- lucky gambler who, after recklessly flinging money about and always winning, suddenly just when he has calculated all the chances of the game, finds that the more he considers his play the more surely he loses.
Bennigsen did not yet consider his game lost.
The governor's wife led him up to a tall and very stout old lady with a blue headdress, who had just finished her game of cards with the most important personages of the town.
"Will there be any orders, your honor?" he asked Denisov, holding his hand at the salute and resuming the game of adjutant and general for which he had prepared himself, "or shall I remain with your honor?"
And here as in a game of blindman's buff the French ran into our vanguard.
Just as she needed to work off her spleen so she had sometimes to exercise her still-existing faculty of thinking--and the pretext for that was a game of patience.
Exhaustion eventually ended the game and everyone but Dulce gathered in the kitchen for an ice cream snack.
While Betsy was dead serious, it remained a game in everyone else's mind except Howie.
The longer Howie spoke on the phone, the more I felt guilty that we were manipulating him into a parlor game at the expense of his privacy.
I sensed his relief as he assumed now the game, as he called it, was finished.
The game was a first for Betsy and the prime seats, compliments of her adoring boss.
Quinn, still steaming, plopped down and switched on the television to a college football game, turning off the sound.
Your pal Brennan suggested I play your game and say it was a tip we received at After.
Knowing the players in this game of chance is certainly taxing.
Later, when I talked to the FBI, they mentioned this turkey we're chasing plays the switch game with plates all the time.
We braced our ladder against the wall and played a game of numbers to see who would the first to climb.
Sasha wasn.t that stupid, though Kris wondered what game his brother played.
The video game showed two holograms at once, a space battle and a land battle.
We essentially view scarcity like the children's game "musical chairs."
To him, it is a chess game, not personal combat.)
In the same way she played with Latin, learning not only from the lessons her first Latin teacher gave her, but from going over and over the words of a text, a game she played by herself.
Was it merely another game he was playing with her mind?