And don't tell me you aren't playing house with him.
A live band started playing a waltz and he dropped a hand to her waist.
Giddon returned to his place on the couch, his eyes twinkling with humor and the slightest suggestion of a smile playing at the corners of his mouth.
"You're playing with fire, woman," he warned.
People play chess, so that object playing the Grand Master must be a person.
A very pretty curly-headed boy with a look of the Christ in the Sistine Madonna was depicted playing at stick and ball.
So he was still playing mind games.
Vera was playing chess with Shinshin in the drawing room.
And with a Frenchman's easy and naive frankness the captain told Pierre the story of his ancestors, his childhood, youth, and manhood, and all about his relations and his financial and family affairs, "ma pauvre mere" playing of course an important part in the story.
The countess was sitting with her companion Belova, playing grand- patience as usual, when Pierre and Natasha came into the drawing room with parcels under their arms.
Now it would roll on its back, yelping with delight, now bask in the sun with a thoughtful air of importance, and now frolic about playing with a chip of wood or a straw.
He lowered the glasses and met her gaze, a smile playing at the corners of his mouth.
They were home but still playing love tag at night.
She always liked to stand by the piano when some one was playing and singing.
He's playing with our heads.
We had always teetered on the edge, Martha and me, even as young children, playing you-show-me-yours-I'll-show-you-mine and sneaking to places forbidden.
"I'm not playing your game," she said and turned away again.
She was playing on the pier with a wee brother.
The crowd drew up to the large table, at which sat gray-haired or bald seventy-year-old magnates, uniformed and besashed almost all of whom Pierre had seen in their own homes with their buffoons, or playing boston at the clubs.
When Pierre and his wife entered the drawing room the countess was in one of her customary states in which she needed the mental exertion of playing patience, and so--though by force of habit she greeted him with the words she always used when Pierre or her son returned after an absence: High time, my dear, high time!
Was it merely another game he was playing with her mind?
Through Brennan's subtle urging, the authorities, ultimate recipients of our tips, were learning to deny them outright or down playing their importance.
She closed her eyes, more of his home videos playing through her mind.
The pair spent the balance of the morning emptying the washing machine and dryer, only to fill them with never-ending loads, while in between clearing dishes, brewing more coffee, and playing the jovial innkeepers.
A young couple whose life dream was owning a Bird Song look-alike learned from Fred the principals would be absent for the day and offered to stick around playing temporary innkeepers.
They don't really worry about whether playing polo or building orphanages or any other chosen pursuit can pay the bills, because they don't need it to pay the bills.
The waves seemed to be playing a game with me, and tossed me from one to another in their wild frolic.
I use playing cards marked in the upper right-hand corner with braille symbols which indicate the value of the card.
Skill in the use of words and her habit of playing with them make her ready with mots and epigrams.
One paper has Helen demonstrating problems in geometry by means of her playing blocks.
All voting is a sort of gaming, like checkers or backgammon, with a slight moral tinge to it, a playing with right and wrong, with moral questions; and betting naturally accompanies it.
The regiments had entered and left the town with their bands playing, and by the Grand Duke's orders the men had marched all the way in step (a practice on which the Guards prided themselves), the officers on foot and at their proper posts.
Berg and Boris, having rested after yesterday's march, were sitting, clean and neatly dressed, at a round table in the clean quarters allotted to them, playing chess.
His attention was on some children playing in the park across the street, so he didn't immediately see her.
Under other circumstances, she might have enjoyed having the upper hand, but right now she didn't feel much like playing games.
There was a little girl of about six or seven playing with a doll on the floor.
Look what he dreamt; a woman ironing shirts, a child playing, a cat and a farmer pitching hay.
Martha was playing nurse maid to both Howie's limitations and his fragile ego while struggling with morning sickness and her stressful hospital position.
The old man and child were playing checkers in the comfortable den when a housekeeper called them to dinner.
Small towns, children playing, birds singing.
I staggered back to my room, away from the contented people playing around the pool, not wanting them to see me in tears.
She'd been in the large storage room once while playing hide and seek long ago.
The guardsman was done playing with him.
Pierre was unfazed by his raised voice and continued playing a game on his phone.
"Are you done playing these games?" the Watcher asked.
She closed her eyes, watching the disjointed, fuzzy home videos playing in her mind.
She swallowed hard, uncomfortable with playing the role of judge and jury.
He sensed the visions in her head, not surprised to see his own black memories playing on the screens on the back of her eyelids along with a dark nightmare of a man in a corner crying.
His mind was closed, his home videos playing too faintly for her to hear.
She closed her eyes, the home videos playing in her thoughts.
She kept the movies playing, focusing on nothing other than the brothers' time together.
Imagine, he's even considering playing this game, and in some foreign country!
But if somebody were playing a joke, why smash the skull?
The fact that Mrs. Worthington's sister was playing tourist on the road for at least the next two weeks made prospects bleak for catching up with Martha's bones, at least in the near future.
Two hours remained before the last of the day's celebrations— the Jeep flare parade down the mountain, followed by a massive fireworks display—so after finishing supper, the Deans began playing catch up with Bird Song's chores.
Dean detected a hint of a blush from his card-playing partner.
Gabriel's gaze lingered on the images playing before him.
He lifted a brow, a smile playing at the corners of his mouth.
Back at the house, Carmen prepared the chicken for the oven while Destiny sat in her high chair playing with some cereal.
Destiny was in her high chair playing with fruit colored cereal.
He stood there, so handsome and so unattainable, playing with her heart.
He waved a thorny hand and at once the tinkling of bells was heard, playing sweet music.
And when he came to the nut trees, and saw the shells left by the idle fairies and all the traces of their frolic, he knew exactly how they had acted, and that they had disobeyed him by playing and loitering on their way through the woods.
Then they began to wander merrily about searching for nuts, climbing trees, peeping curiously into the empty birds' nests, and playing hide and seek from behind the trees.
He had not attended to the train of his thoughts long when he heard some one playing on a flute, and that sound harmonized with his mood.
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.
The little kitten brightened, its eyes shone, and it seemed ready to lift its tail, jump down on its soft paws, and begin playing with the ball of worsted as a kitten should.
It seemed as though not the trumpeters were playing, but as if the army itself, rejoicing at the Emperors' approach, had naturally burst into music.
A third was playing a Viennese waltz on the clavichord, while a fourth, lying on the clavichord, sang the tune.
The old countess, waiting for the return of her husband and son, sat playing patience with the old gentlewoman who lived in their house.
Sonya was sitting at the clavichord, playing the prelude to Denisov's favorite barcarolle.
And thou art more foolish and unreasonable than a little child, who, playing with the parts of a skillfully made watch, dares to say that, as he does not understand its use, he does not believe in the master who made it.
Mademoiselle Bourienne, too, seemed passionately fond of the boy, and Princess Mary often deprived herself to give her friend the pleasure of dandling the little angel--as she called her nephew--and playing with him.
The younger ones occupied themselves as before, some playing cards (there was plenty of money, though there was no food), some with more innocent games, such as quoits and skittles.
The weather had cleared up, and near the next hut two officers and a cadet were playing svayka, laughing as they threw their missiles which buried themselves in the soft mud.
After playing out a whole suit and to his partner's delight taking five tricks, Pierre, hearing greetings and the steps of someone who had entered the room while he was picking up his tricks, glanced again at Natasha.
Nicholas too was greatly pleased by "Uncle's" playing, and "Uncle" played the piece over again.
The countess was playing patience.
"Stop playing--there's a time for everything," said the old woman.
There an old footman and two young ones were playing cards.
The mummers (some of the house serfs) dressed up as bears, Turks, innkeepers, and ladies--frightening and funny--bringing in with them the cold from outside and a feeling of gaiety, crowded, at first timidly, into the anteroom, then hiding behind one another they pushed into the ballroom where, shyly at first and then more and more merrily and heartily, they started singing, dancing, and playing Christmas games.
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.
And what role is your young monarch playing in that monstrous crowd?
The children were playing at "going to Moscow" in a carriage made of chairs and invited her to go with them.
Out playing with Dawn.
No, she's playing in her room.
He grinned, the dimple playing below one of his twinkling eyes.
Jonathan and Alfonso were playing with the sticks as if they were swords.
Jonathan was staring out the window and Alex was playing with Destiny.
Jonathan rarely asked for anything and the idea of having someone in the house playing music was appealing.
The toys they were both playing with remained.
You know they're at war with each other and playing games with us here on earth.
You're just grumpy because you have to go to court instead of playing in the woods with us.
After six rubbers the general got up, saying that it was no use playing like that, and Pierre was released.
Anna Mikhaylovna, who often visited the Karagins, while playing cards with the mother made careful inquiries as to Julie's dowry (she was to have two estates in Penza and the Nizhegorod forests).
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.
Napoleon did not notice that in regard to his army he was playing the part of a doctor who hinders by his medicines--a role he so justly understood and condemned.
The count nodded affirmatively, and Natasha, at the rapid pace at which she used to run when playing at tag, ran through the ballroom to the anteroom and downstairs into the yard.
"Ozheg-zheg, Ozheg-zheg..." hissed the saber against the whetstone, and suddenly Petya heard an harmonious orchestra playing some unknown, sweetly solemn hymn.
"How sweet!" said Countess Mary, looking at and playing with the baby.
Will I see you playing in your yard or strolling to school?
Mildred is out in the yard playing, and mother is picking the delicious strawberries.
He took the guitar a little above the fingerboard, arching his left elbow with a somewhat theatrical gesture, and, with a wink at Anisya Fedorovna, struck a single chord, pure and sonorous, and then quietly, smoothly, and confidently began playing in very slow time, not My Lady, but the well-known song: Came a maiden down the street.
He picked up the toys Destiny had been playing with and put them in the toy box.