Past-Death had only played nice with those she needed something from.
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.
He had used her and she had played right into his hands.
He tried to block that day from his mind as he played out the coiled rope from over his shoulder and moved backwards down the slope.
He went after it, and she played with her toys all day.
Finally, Howie reluctantly agreed to wait a couple of days and see how the situation played out.
Then you've played your part well, daughter.
As it is we have played at war--that's what's vile!
Amusement twinkled in his eyes and played with the corners of his mouth.
When she woke, shortly before Alex arrived, she played quietly with a doll while Carmen prepared supper.
While we played the first few turns, Howie described how indiscriminate elements of his memory remained.
I should have played dumb but instead I remained silent, a sure tell as the poker players say.
We played back our conversation with crossed fingers and not a small dose of nervousness.
I played dumb but I don't think he's satisfied with all my answers.
Before I could respond, my cell phone played a Chopin etude.
We braced our ladder against the wall and played a game of numbers to see who would the first to climb.
His memories and thoughts played like home videos, similar to those of her mate, Damian, and his adopted brothers.
Several of the Guardians were gathered in the informal dining area at the far end of the kitchen, laughing and talking as they played cards.
He recognized one of the orbs she'd played with.
The scene played over and over in her thoughts, growing stronger until he was as vivid during daylight as he had been at night.
Damian's home videos played, intertwined with those of others, until a wave of power washed over her.
I played in a heavy metal band, I did some off-off-off Broadway gigs, and lots of road company stuff.
He wondered if Death would.ve been more lenient if he stayed home with her and played nice instead of spending half his day in the mortal world.
The hot rays of the sun beat down vertically and a fresh soft wind played with the hair of the bared heads and with the ribbons decorating the icon.
Whether it was the wine he had drunk, or an impulse of frankness, or the thought that this man did not, and never would, know any of those who played a part in his story, or whether it was all these things together, something loosened Pierre's tongue.
He took the boy on his knee, played with him, and looked round at Princess Mary.
Toll, who in this battle played the part of Weyrother at Austerlitz, galloped assiduously from place to place, finding everything upside down everywhere.
And what was played was a fugue--though Petya had not the least conception of what a fugue is.
Each instrument--now resembling a violin and now a horn, but better and clearer than violin or horn--played its own part, and before it had finished the melody merged with another instrument that began almost the same air, and then with a third and a fourth; and they all blended into one and again became separate and again blended, now into solemn church music, now into something dazzlingly brilliant and triumphant.
The old man, experienced in court as well as in military affairs--this same Kutuzov who in August had been chosen commander-in-chief against the sovereign's wishes and who had removed the Grand Duke and heir-- apparent from the army--who on his own authority and contrary to the Emperor's will had decided on the abandonment of Moscow, now realized at once that his day was over, that his part was played, and that the power he was supposed to hold was no longer his.
He saw on the one hand that the military business in which he had played his part was ended and felt that his mission was accomplished; and at the same time he began to be conscious of the physical weariness of his aged body and of the necessity of physical rest.
Emotions of all kinds played across her face as the night progressed.
So naturally, simply, and gradually--just as he had come from Turkey to the Treasury in Petersburg to recruit the militia, and then to the army when he was needed there--now when his part was played out, Kutuzov's place was taken by a new and necessary performer.
But the once proud and shrewd rulers of France, feeling that their part is played out, are even more bewildered than he, and do not say the words they should have said to destroy him and retain their power.
She sat down and played with them a little, but the thought of her husband and his unreasonable crossness worried her.
But those glances expressed something more: they said that she had played her part in life, that what they now saw was not her whole self, that we must all become like her, and that they were glad to yield to her, to restrain themselves for this once precious being formerly as full of life as themselves, but now so much to be pitied.
In history we find a very similar progress of conviction concerning the part played by free will in the general affairs of humanity.
They played the National air called "The Oz Spangled Banner," and behind them were the standard bearers with the Royal flag.
They wore white uniforms with real diamond buttons and played "What is Oz without Ozma" very sweetly.
In the 1960 version of the film, he was played by a thirty-one-year-old Laurence Harvey.
In the 2004 incarnation of the film, he was played by thirty-one-year-old Patrick Wilson.
In a fine Alfred Hitchcock movie called Notorious, the troubled character played by Ingrid Bergman gets very drunk at a party and asks Cary Grant to come for a drive.