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.
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.
So he was still playing mind games.
He lowered the glasses and met her gaze, a smile playing at the corners of his mouth.
Vera was playing chess with Shinshin in the drawing room.
His attention was on some children playing in the park across the street, so he didn't immediately see her.
Through Brennan's subtle urging, the authorities, ultimate recipients of our tips, were learning to deny them outright or down playing their importance.
Please come and visit us... you know my brave boy... been together out there... both playing the hero...
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.
He waved a thorny hand and at once the tinkling of bells was heard, playing sweet music.
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!
Will I see you playing in your yard or strolling to school?
The guardsman was done playing with him.
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.
Was it merely another game he was playing with her mind?
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.
She closed her eyes, more of his home videos playing through her mind.
"I'm not playing your game," she said and turned away again.
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.
Imagine, he's even considering playing this game, and in some foreign country!
Back at the house, Carmen prepared the chicken for the oven while Destiny sat in her high chair playing with some cereal.
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.
I use playing cards marked in the upper right-hand corner with braille symbols which indicate the value of the card.
Wostov, you've not been playing schoolboy twicks...
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.
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.
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.
A very pretty curly-headed boy with a look of the Christ in the Sistine Madonna was depicted playing at stick and ball.
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.
The children were playing at "going to Moscow" in a carriage made of chairs and invited her to go with them.
"How sweet!" said Countess Mary, looking at and playing with the baby.
The waves seemed to be playing a game with me, and tossed me from one to another in their wild frolic.
Mildred is out in the yard playing, and mother is picking the delicious strawberries.
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.