They were beans cheerfully returning to their wild and primitive state that I cultivated, and my hoe played the Ranz des Vaches for them.
Past-Death had only played nice with those she needed something from.
The children played and they all talked for a while longer.
I played the vampire in a summer stock production.
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.
We've skated around saying nothing since Ben played us Mr. Cooms' conversation.
But Watchers played on a different level.
I played dumb but I figured my phone lines were tapped and big brother had his eye on me twenty-four, seven.
Before I could respond, my cell phone played a Chopin etude.
My teacher and I played it for hours at a time.
He had used her and she had played right into his hands.
Then you've played your part well, daughter.
As it is we have played at war--that's what's vile!
The radio channel played nonsensical songs from the 60's in a barely successful mission to lift her spirits.
Finally, Howie reluctantly agreed to wait a couple of days and see how the situation played out.
We braced our ladder against the wall and played a game of numbers to see who would the first to climb.
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.
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.
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 took the boy on his knee, played with him, and looked round at Princess Mary.
I should have played dumb but instead I remained silent, a sure tell as the poker players say.
He went after it, and she played with her toys all day.
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.
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.
Now a smile at the joy of life always played round his lips, and sympathy for others, shone in his eyes with a questioning look as to whether they were as contented as he was, and people felt pleased by his presence.
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.
His eyes crinkled and a smile played at the corners of his mouth.
He played along with her banter but it was interesting to see he was savoring everything she said like the good wine we were sharing.
We played back our conversation with crossed fingers and not a small dose of nervousness.
I re played the recording of our aborted final session and had judged it incorrectly when I first listened.
His memories and thoughts played like home videos, similar to those of her mate, Damian, and his adopted brothers.
The sky began to dim, and she played with the magic, adrenaline speeding the power's flow through her.
In high school and college, she played co-ed soccer and basketball.
Darian had quieted as the scenes of his violent demise played through her dreams.
She held no sway in what happened or played no larger part in their twisted doings.
I played in a heavy metal band, I did some off-off-off Broadway gigs, and lots of road company stuff.
Caleb and me—when he and his family stayed here at Bird Song—we played a lot together.
It was just a silly game— unless of course, you'd played it like Randy Byrne.
And while he isn't sure exactly where it was staged, there's a possibility he might have been in the same theatrical company that played Ouray, went broke and left their gear in storage.
Shadows played across the delicate, pert features.
He'd played a hand in sentencing the sweet human to Hell.
A smile touched the corners of his mouth and played in the laugh lines beside his eyes.
She played them against each other and betrayed them both to Sasha.
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.
Realization played across her mind, echoed in a puzzled smile dancing across her face.
Emotions of all kinds played across her face as the night progressed.
Mountain winters were always a surprise to lowlanders and easterners, where the chemistry of moisture played games that produced slush and wet snow, not the sparkling crystals so soft a broom could clear a foot-deep snowfall with a few swishes.
I had slept little as Jerome Jones' band played its brass near till dawn at The Gold Belt.
The boy played on the grass near by.
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.
There we spent many happy hours and played at learning geography.
I also remember the beach, where for the first time I played in the sand.
In the evening, by the campfire, the men played cards and whiled away the hours in talk and sport.
I have never played with words again for the mere pleasure of the game.
He played "Rip Van Winkle."
We played games and ate dinner under the trees, and we found ferns and wild flowers.
I played with many little girls and we had fun.
We played games, and ate ice-cream and cake and fruit.
Katie played with Miss Rhoades's rings and took them away, saying with a merry laugh, "You shall not have them again!"
Sunday morning the ground was covered, and Helen and the cook's children and I played snowball.
At length, as I leaned with my elbow on the bench one day, it ran up my clothes, and along my sleeve, and round and round the paper which held my dinner, while I kept the latter close, and dodged and played at bopeep with it; and when at last I held still a piece of cheese between my thumb and finger, it came and nibbled it, sitting in my hand, and afterward cleaned its face and paws, like a fly, and walked away.
It was a pretty game, played on the smooth surface of the pond, a man against a loon.
Do not seek so anxiously to be developed, to subject yourself to many influences to be played on; it is all dissipation.
"Mind, Annette, I hope you have not played a wicked trick on me," she added, turning to her hostess.
"My part is played out," said Prince Andrew.
Julie by general request played first.
After she had played a little air with variations on the harp, she joined the other young ladies in begging Natasha and Nicholas, who were noted for their musical talent, to sing something.
As to his inheritance and the part played by Prince Vasili, it is very sad for both.
Between twelve and two o'clock, as the day was mapped out, the prince rested and the princess played the clavichord.
Then I played cards with her and picked up her reticule and drove out with her.
The Emperors rode up to the flank, and the trumpets of the first cavalry regiment played the general march.
Weyrother, who was in full control of the proposed battle, by his eagerness and briskness presented a marked contrast to the dissatisfied and drowsy Kutuzov, who reluctantly played the part of chairman and president of the council of war.
Those pranks in Petersburg when they played some tricks on a policeman, didn't they do it together?
It now seemed clear to him that all his experience of life must be senselessly wasted unless he applied it to some kind of work and again played an active part in life.
The tune, played with precision and in exact time, began to thrill in the hearts of Nicholas and Natasha, arousing in them the same kind of sober mirth as radiated from Anisya Fedorovna's whole being.
Nicholas too was greatly pleased by "Uncle's" playing, and "Uncle" played the piece over again.
Played "Uncle" once more, running his fingers skillfully over the strings, and then he stopped short and jerked his shoulders.
"Uncle" played another song and a valse; then after a pause he cleared his throat and sang his favorite hunting song:
Then the violins played very shrilly and merrily and one of the women with thick bare legs and thin arms, separating from the others, went behind the wings, adjusted her bodice, returned to the middle of the stage, and began jumping and striking one foot rapidly against the other.
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.
Cassie played with a fold in her dress.
I played dumb but I don't think he's satisfied with all my answers.
He recognized one of the orbs she'd played with.
Pierre glanced up from the game he played on his iPhone as she passed him.
Dean wondered if the boy played other sports.
When I got home, I played it over and over, a hundred times, I'll bet, and just cried and cried.
Moonlight played across his chiseled features.
This is a game your predecessor played very well.
She played the Code the same way she played each of us.
Deidre clenched her fists, uncertain what game the deity played with her.
She didn't know what he was, but if he routinely played with the lives of puny humans and bought assassinations…
Cats wrestled and played around them while D'Ryn's strict oversight of his and Gage's actions could not be shaken.
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.
They played with the lambs in the field and saw no human being but the shepherd.
We have surmised the future widening of the gap between the rich and poor, and looked at how that has played out in history.
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.
When the organ was played for her in St. Bartholomew's, the whole building shook with the great pedal notes, but that does not altogether account for what she felt and enjoyed.
She played with her dolls more than usual, and would have nothing to do with me.
When we first played this game two or three days ago, she showed no ingenuity at all in finding the object.
After she had played with them a little while, the thought occurred to her that the puppies must have special names, like people, and she asked for the name of each pup.
After breakfast I played with dolls short.
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.
And finally all the conditions were good for that first nature school, in which the teacher and pupil played together, exploring together and educating themselves, pupil and teacher inseparable.
I had an old axe which nobody claimed, with which by spells in winter days, on the sunny side of the house, I played about the stumps which I had got out of my bean-field.
She wondered if twelve-year-old boys played with stuffed animals.
Gladys Turnbull was pounding away on a lap top computer in a corner of the parlor while young Martha and Donnie played a game of Old Maid on the sofa.
"What a horrid, savage beast!" exclaimed a piglet; "and after we've been such good friends, too, and played with one another!"
He was amused at whatever game he played as he closed the distance between them once more.