Playing sentence example
And don't tell me you aren't playing house with him.
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.
A live band started playing a waltz and he dropped a hand to her waist.
People play chess, so that object playing the Grand Master must be a person.
So he was still playing mind games.Advertisement
He was playing with her.
Vera was playing chess with Shinshin in the drawing room.
A very pretty curly-headed boy with a look of the Christ in the Sistine Madonna was depicted playing at stick and ball.
He's playing with our heads.
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.Advertisement
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.
They were home but still playing love tag at night.
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.
He had tired of playing games.Advertisement
The bounty of New England's autumn surrounded them, and the sun reflected off the leaves as if it were playing with the tone, searching for the perfect combination of pigment.
I've been playing with this.
He's playing in the big leagues.
She's playing with you.
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The full six yard kilt should be worn when ladies are taking part in Highland Dancing or playing in Pipe Bands.
Into their world wanders a bored young farmer's wife who provokes a tragedy by playing the sex kitten.
I was completely knackered anyway being the only client I was playing most of the fish.
He started playing lacrosse at the age of nine, at Rochdale LC.
John's infectious laugh made everyone feel that he was nothing more than a mate playing a few tunes for you.Advertisement
She always liked to stand by the piano when some one was playing and singing.
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 old countess, waiting for the return of her husband and son, sat playing patience with the old gentlewoman who lived in their house.
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.
There an old footman and two young ones were playing cards.Advertisement
Dean asked sharply, tired of Weller's game playing.
But if one of them was just playing with it, then he or she might have left it anywhere.
He wound the line around his left hand twice while playing it out with his right hand.
He sauntered down Main Street, the hint of a self-satisfied smirk playing across full, pink lips.
In time I became a deadline junkie, getting my kicks from playing chicken with the clock.Advertisement
Phil, a relative latecomer to the team, has only been playing with us for about ten years.
One paper has Helen demonstrating problems in geometry by means of her playing blocks.
She was playing on the pier with a wee brother.
You have been playing nursemaid for two days.
Sarah heard the piano playing very softly as she started down the stairs to make breakfast,.Advertisement
Alex turned to her, his eyes reflecting humor, a smile playing at the corners of his mouth.
A grown woman playing in the hay with a lamb – all dressed up.
Yet Carmen insisted that any artificial method of conception was sinful – playing God.
And then, there was the magic room upstairs, where she had spent many hours playing as a child — and many hours dreaming as a teen.
With a lick of her lips, she flickered her gaze up to his again then down, a smile playing across her face.Advertisement
If he wanted to protect Jenn, there would be no more playing.
I don't know how else to say this, Jonny, but that's the game we're playing.
Someone's not playing fair.
Seems like the Black God is done playing.
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She smiled up at him sweetly, that tiny dimple playing at the corner of her mouth.
The morning storm had left a fresh beautiful day and the children were playing in the back yard.
A part of her still believed it was playing god, though obviously God blessed the twins.
Jonathan was playing with the three smaller children, directing them as Alex would.
She was in the floor with Jonathan, Destiny, Matthew and Natalie playing with the puppy when Alex came home.
On the verandah, soft music was playing and several couples were dancing.
He braved her scrutiny with a small twinkle in his eye and a smile playing at the corners of his mouth.
After all, he was merely doing his job - playing out a part that probably meant a lot to his career.
If his interest in her was feigned, what harm was there in playing along?
If they hadn't gone off playing those silly war games, Rosie the riveter would have stayed at home barefoot and pregnant the way women belong.
He shook his head, a smile playing at the corners of his mouth.
His television show was playing on the large, flat screen television in the main living area.
She bit back her response, aware she was playing into his hands at every turn.
Xander caught her with one arm, enjoying the game of cat-and-mouse she was unwittingly playing.
He represents the art of playing the flute as opposed to the lyre - the one the accompaniment of the worship of Cybele, the other that of the worship of Apollo.
Marsyas found it, and having acquired great skill in playing it, challenged Apollo to a contest with his lyre.
Her birth itself was romantic. Her father was playing a country dance at the house of a fellow officer, the future husband of Sophie's sister, when he was told that his wife, who had not long left the room, had borne him a daughter.
Her nights were spent in writing, which seemed in her case a relaxation from the real business of the day, playing with her grandchildren, gardening, conversing with her visitors - it might be Balzac or Dumas, or Octave Feuillet or Matthew Arnold - or writing long letters to Sainte-Beuve and Flaubert.
He was surrounded by intriguers who were playing a game of their own, and for some time he appeared almost disposed to be as reactionary as his great-uncle Abbas I.
Three years later, on the 18th of March 1584, while playing at chess, he suddenly fell backwards in his chair and was removed to his bed in a dying condition.
It was further enjoined that any one playing bowls outside of his own garden or orchard was liable to a penalty of 6s.
It is pleasant to think that there is foundation for the familiar story of Sir Francis Drake playing bowls on Plymouth Hoe as the Armada was beating up Channel, and finishing his game before tackling the Spaniards.
During his stay at the Northamptonshire village of Holdenby or Holmby - where Sir Thomas Herbert complains the green was not well kept - Charles frequently rode over to Lord Vaux's place at Harrowden, or to Lord Spencer's at Althorp, for a game, and, according to one account, was actually playing on the latter green when Cornet Joyce came to Holmby to remove him to other quarters.
There is evidence of its vogue in Holland in the 17th century, for the painting by David Teniers (1610-1690), in the Scottish National Gallery at Edinburgh, is wrongly described as "Peasants playing at Skittles."
An undersized lawn is really a poor pitch, because it involves playing from corner to corner instead of up and down - the orthodox direction.
He is picked for his skill in playing to the jack.
The manufactures of Stralsund are more miscellaneous than extensive; they include machinery, playing cards, sugar, soap, cigars, gloves, furniture, paper, oil and beer.
Aston Lower Grounds, adjoining the park, contain an assembly hall, and the playing field of the Aston Villa Football Club, where the more important games are witnessed by many thousands of spectators.
By 1669 they were playing in Paris at the Theatre du Marais, her first appearance there being as Venus in Boyer's Fete de Venus.
In the time of Bach such writing was beautifully suited to enliven the dry glitter of the harpsichord, and Bach's duets for clavier and violin seem to have been sometimes played as trios with a violoncello playing from the clavier bass.
He does not seem to have found any English trumpeters capable of playing as high parts as those of the German Clarin-Bldser, and his plan seems generally to get as many oboes and bassoons as could be procured to double the top and bottom of his string-band.
This pope initiated the dangerous policy of playing one hostile force off against another with a view to securing independence.
From this station as a centre the little band of adventurers, playing the Greeks off against the Lombards, and the Lombards against the Greeks, spread their power in all directions, until they made themselves the most considerable force in southern Italy William of Hauteville was proclaimed count of Apulia.
The noble qualities of the child attracted the attention of Hadrian, who, playing upon the name "Verus," said that it should be changed to "Verissimus" (Bhpiccimoc on medals).
The miasmatic exhalations caused by the sun playing on stagnant waters after the floods give rise to the "Sennar fever," which drives even the natives from the plains to the southern uplands.
The earliest of these phenomena were the raps already spoken of and other sounds occurring without apparent physical cause, and the similarly mysterious movements of furniture and other objects; and these were shortly followed by the ringing of bells and playing of musical instruments.
His name at once became synonymous with the highest pitch of pianoforte playing, and society was at his feet.
A consort Antum (or as some scholars prefer to read, Anatum) is assigned to him, on the theory that every deity must have a female associate, but Antum is a purely artificial product - a lifeless symbol playing even less of a part in what may be called the active pantheon than Anu.
Boston had long since taken her place in the very front of anti-slavery ranks, and with the rest of Massachusetts was playing somewhat the same part as in the years before the War of Independence.
He pursued his policy of playing into the hands of the sovereign whilst keeping up the appearances of a Liberal, almost democratic, leader, skilful in debate, a trimmer par excellence, and abler in opposition than in office.
The tools may be standing at the bottom - while he is playing with the slack of the cable or they may be swinging all the time several feet from the bottom.
But the people would not resign themselves to playing a secondary part, and watched for every opportunity to revolt.
Groups of two or more atoms like SO 2 and OH, which are capable of playing the part of elementary atoms (that is to say, which can be transferred from compound to compound), are termed compound radicals, the elementary atoms being simple radicals.
Thomas Moore, who warmly eulogizes Emmet, with whom he was a student at Trinity College, records that one day when he was playing on the piano the melody "Let Erin remember," Emmet started up exclaiming passionately, "Oh, that I were at the head of 20,000 men marching to that air!"
The legend that Athena, observing in the water the distortion of her features caused by playing that instrument, flung it away, probably indicates that the Boeotians whom the Athenians regarded with contempt, used the flute in their worship of the Boeotian Athena.
From the Greek sophists they borrowed ingenious ways of playing off one duty against another, or duty in general against self-interest - leaving the doubter in the alternative of neglecting the one and being a knave, or neglecting the other and being a fool.
After playing a varied role in local and national story, now as banqueting-house and now as prison, it fell gradually into disrepair.
Lord Temple endeavoured to secure his exclusion on the ground that he had taken orders in the Church, and one of Gilray's caricatures delineates the two politicians, Temple and Camelford, playing at battledore and shuttlecock, with Horne Tooke as the shuttlecock.
Marine rainbow is the name given to the chromatic displays formed by the sun's rays falling on the spray drawn up by the wind playing on the surface of an agitated sea.
It may be convenient to use the terms "vitality" and "vital force" to denote the causes of certain great groups of natural operations, as we employ the names of "electricity" and "electrical force" to denote others; but it ceases to be proper to do so, if such a name implies the absurd assumption that "electricity" and "vitality" are entities playing the part of efficient causes of electrical or vital phenomena.
This situation was at last put an end to by the city authorities, who probably felt that they were not playing a very creditable part.
Although Voltaire had neither the perfect versification of Racine nor the noble poetry of Corneille, he surpassed the latter certainly, and the former in the opinion of some not incompetent judges, in playing the difficult and artificial game of the French tragedy.
In the East, the German Order, while enjoying Hanseatic privileges, frequently opposed the policy of the League abroad, and was only prevented by domestic troubles and its Hinterland enemies from playing its own hand in the Baltic. After the fall of the order in 1467, the towns of Prussia and Livland, especially Dantzig and Riga, pursued an exclusive trade policy even against their Hanseatic confederates.
On the 16th of the month Maimacterion, a long procession, headed by a trumpeter playing a warlike air, set out for the graves; wagons decked with myrtle and garlands of flowers followed, young men (who must be of free birth) carried jars of wine, milk, oil and perfumes; next came the black bull destined for the sacrifice, the rear being brought up by the archon, who wore the purple robe of the general, a naked sword in one hand, in the other an urn.
Aided by the signory, which was playing into the hands of Rome, the Arrabbiati and Compagnacci pressed the matter on, and the way was now clear for Savonarola's destruction.
But Fox was soon convinced that the French ministers were playing a false game.
While he pointed out to the dissenters the scandalous inconsistency of their playing fast and loose with sacred things, yet he denounced the impropriety of requiring tests at all.
That it was a place of common resort is shown by Euripides (Medea, 68 f.), where it is said that the elders were to be found "near the august waters of Pirene, playing draughts (irEVVoi) ."
He was peculiarly adapted for the wise and skilful treatment of difficult problems in the spirit of an international set, playing the great game of diplomacy with grace and honour.
He had the courage also to reform the games, in spite of all the traditions of the playing fields.
He sold his share in the property in 1776 for £35,000, and took leave of the stage by playing a round of his favourite characters - Hamlet, Lear, Richard and Benedick, among Shakespearian parts; Lusignan in Zara, Aaron Hill's adaptation of Voltaire's Zaire; and Kitely in his own adaptation of Ben Jonson's Archer in Farquhar's Beaux' Stratagem; Abel Drugger in Ben Jonson's Alchemist; Sir John Brute in Vanbrugh's Provoked Wife; Leon in Fletcher's Rule a Wife and have a Wife.
Gradually, from Eratosthenes to Tycho, Hipparchus playing the most important part among ancient astronomers, the complex astrolabe was evolved, large specimens being among the chief observa tory instruments of the 15th, 16th and even 17th centuries; while small ones were in use among travellers and learned men, not only for astronomical, but for astrological and topographical purposes.
The construction would be complicated and the playing exceedingly difficult.
Not only the skill, but the force of character required for playing with fire, was wanting to Makarov's successors.
Her success brought her other leading roles - Bellario, in Beaumont and Fletcher's Philaster; Flora, in Rhodes's Flora's Vagaries; Samira, in Sir Robert Howard's Surprisal; and she remained a member of the Drury Lane company until 1669, playing continuously save for a brief absence in the summer of 1667 when she lived at Epsom as the mistress of Lord Buckhurst, afterwards 6th earl of Dorset (q.v.).
But, even within the pale of the Roman Church, this identification provokes emphatic dissent, and is repudiated by all who are shocked by the effects of a onesided accentuation of political Catholicism on the inner life of the church, and are reluctant to see the priest playing the part of a political agitator.
Considered from the standpoint of the world outside, the Roman Church is, no less than the Protestant communities, merely one of the sects into which Western Christendom has been divided - the most important and widespread, it is true, but playing in the general life and thought of the world a part immeasurably less important than that filled by the Church before the Reformation, and one in no sense justifying her claim to be considered as the sole inheritor of the tradition of the pre-Reformation Church.
When he was three years old he was taken on a visit to his uncle at Strathendry, and when playing alone was carried off by a party of "tinkers."
Essentially, therefore, Descartes's process is that known later as the process of isoperimeters, and often attributed wholly to Schwab.2 In 16J5 appeared the Arithmetica Infinitorum of John Wallis, where numerous problems of quadrature are dealt with, the curves being now represented in Cartesian co-ordinates, and algebra playing an important part.
Other kinds of repetition are Shelley's Witch of Atlas, 6 i i seq., "Like one asleep in a green hermitage, I With gentle sleep about its eyelids playing" (sleep for smiles has come from the previous line); Revolt of Islam, 4749, "Where" for "When" appears to have come from "Where" in 4750 or 4751.
In the autumn he made a motor tour of the south of France, - being greeted everywhere with popular acclamation, the bands playing the irredentist march "Sambre et Meuse," - and attended the army manoeuvres at Toulouse.
Yes, rejoins Lange, but Kant has proved that material are merely mental phenomena; so that the more the materialist proves his case the more surely he is playing into the hands of the idealist - an answer which would be complete if it did not turn on the equivocation of the word " phenomenon," which in science means any positive fact, and not a mere appearance, much less a mental appearance, to sense and sensory experience.
It is, on the whole, true that by the exclusion of the Moors they lost their opportunity of playing any conspicuous part in the literary and artistic development of Spain.
Its position, along with its character, has prevented it often or long, if ever, playing a really independent part.
He showed, however, considerable dexterity in playing off the emperor against Alexander III.
In the case of Solorina, for example, the principal alga is a green alga, one of the Palmellaceae, but Nostoc (a blue-green alga) is also found playing a subsidiary part as FIG.
Bona's grace and beauty speedily fascinated Sigismund, and contemporary satirists ridiculed him for playing the part of Jove to her Juno.
The Mesozoic belt of the Bavarian and Austrian Alps consists mainly of the Trias, Jurassic and Cretaceous beds playing a comparatively subordinate part.
This is kept molten by a flame playing above it, and successive lots of the cast iron thus mixed are drawn off, as they are needed, for conversion into steel by the Bessemer or open-hearth process.
In this process molten pig iron with much silicon but little sulphur has its silicon oxidized to silica and thus slagged off, by means of a blast of air playing on the iron through a blanket of burning coke which covers it.
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The Austro-Prussian alliance had been only an interlude in tile great drama in which the two powers were playing rivul parts.
But his interest was in the fascinating game of diplomacy; he was ambitious of playing the leading part on the great stage of international politics; and he was too consummate a courtier to risk the loss of the imperial favour by any insistence on unpalatable reforms, which, after all, would perhaps only reveal the necessity for the complete revolution which he feared.
The influence by which his policy was directed is not quite clear, but the Czechs had been of recent years less easy to deal with, and Taaffe had never really shown any wish to alter the constitution; his policy always was to destroy the influence of parliament by playing off one party against the other, and so to win a clear field for the government.
Machinery, chemicals, sugar, malt, paper, musical instruments, cotton, straw hats, tobacco, carpets, soap, playing cards, chocolate and dye-stuffs are among the manufactures.
Then, if ever, Denmark had the chance of playing once more a leading part in international politics.
During part of this time, after coffee, he would aid his reflections by playing on the flute, of which he was passionately fond, being a really skilful performer.
Young, emotional, impressionable, well-meaning and egotistic, Alexander displayed from the first an intention of playing a great part on the world's stage, and plunged with all the ardour of youth into the task of realizing his political ideals.
Technically one of these arts, that of line-engraving on copper, sprang from the craft of the goldsmith and metal-chaser; while that of woodengraving sprang from the craft of the printers of pattern-blocks and playing cards.
They dubbed him the "philosopher," the "musician," recalled in after days his fine social disposition, his skill in playing the lute, and his ready power in debate.
Mahommed Ghori achieved his object by playing off the rival kings against each other.
In name Sivaji was a feudatory of the house of Bijapur, on whose behalf he held the rock-forts of his native Ghats; but in fact he found his opportunity in playing off the Mahommedan powers against one another, and in rivalling Aurangzeb himself in the art of treachery.
During the 17th century the country around Nizhniy became the seat of a vigorous religious agitation, and in its forests the Raskolniks established hundreds of their monasteries and communities, those of the Kerzhenets playing an important part in the history of Russian Nonconformity even to the present time.
Another conception of them is that of singers of the lament for the dead, for which reason they are often used in the adornment of tombs, and represented beating their breasts and tearing their hair or playing the flute or lyre.
At Vienna he had lessons in pianoforte playing from Carl Czerny of " Velocity " fame, and from Salieri in harmony and analysis of scores.
After Paganini he received a fresh impulse from the playing and the compositions of Chopin, who arrived in 1831, and yet another impulse of equal force from a performance of Berlioz's " Symphonie Fantastique, episode de la vie d'un artiste," in 1832.
The enthusiasm aroused by Liszt's playing and his personality - the two are inseparable - reached a climax at Vienna and Budapest in 1839-1840, when he received a patent of nobility from the emperor of Austria, and a sword of honour from the magnates of Hungary in the name of the nation.
It is difficult to determine whether this was always his idea of incidental protection, or whether his views were changed after 1844 through the influence of Walker and the example set by Sir Robert Peel in Great Britain, or whether he was simply "playing politics" to secure the protectionist vote in Pennsylvania.
Among the chief manufactures are the production of machinery, carpets, playing cards, chemicals, tobacco, hats, wine and beer.
By dint of playing off his enemies against each other and by means of treachery, assassination and hard fighting, Sivaji won for the Mahrattas practical supremacy in western India.
But it soon became evident that the Caps were playing a losing game; and, when the Riksdag met at Norrkoping on the 19th of April, they found themselves in a minority in all four estates.
His interest in music was indeed stimulated from 1862 onwards by his friendship with Balakirev, and from 1863 by his marriage with a lady who was an accomplished pianist; but in his earlier years he had been proficient both in playing the piano, violin, 'cello and other instruments, and also in composing; and during life he did his best to pursue his studies in both music and chemistry with equal enthusiasm.
In the treatment of stiffened joints, massage under water is very serviceable, and in the so-called Aix douche a nozzle from which water continuously streams is fastened to the wrist of the masseur, so that a current of water is constantly playing upon the joint which he is rubbing.
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On the 26th of May 1863 he captured Herat, but on the 9th of June he died suddenly in the midst of victory, after playing a great role in the history of Central Asia for forty years.
In this way conditions formerly believed to be the causes of disease are now recognized as playing their part in predisposing to the action of the true causal agent, viz.
In these quarrels both nations aimed at obtaining the support of the emperor Justinian, who, in pursuance of his policy of playing off one against the other, invited the Langobardi into Noricum and Pannonia, where they now settled.
The discovery (by Professor Helbig in 1886) of two sets of actual apparatus near Perugia and various representations on vases help to elucidate the somewhat obscure accounts of the method of playing the game contained in the scholia and certain ancient authors who, it must not be forgotten, wrote at a time when the game itself had become obsolete, and cannot therefore be looked to for a trustworthy description of it.
When a child, while playing at ball or pursuing a mouse, he fell into a jar of honey and was smothered.
Where, as in the last two cases, the sympathetic bond is less strong, we find symbolical interpretation playing an important part.
Praising solitude, playing the hermit at Vaucluse, he only loved seclusion as a contrast to the society of courts.
Although the figure-of-8 represents with considerable fidelity the twisting of the wing upon its axis during extension and flexion, when the insect is playing its wings before an object, or still better when it is artificially fixed, it is otherwise when the down stroke is added and the insect is fairly on the wing and progressing rapidly.
The wing and body are consequently always playing at cross purposes, the wing rising when the body is falling and vice versa.
When he was five or six, people took notice of his fondness for playing with his companions at setting out sacrifices, and at postures of ceremony.
He kept in touch with his old friends by playing in the orchestra of the Birmingham Festivals from 1864 to 1873.
Meantime Canning was manfully playing his part at Calcutta.
They are mostly gregarious, and the agility and grace of their movements in the water are themes of admiration to the spectators when a "school of porpoises" is playing round the bows of a vessel at sea.
The four chief sins of which he was guilty were dancing, ringing the bells of the parish church, playing at tipcat and reading the history of Sir Bevis of Southampton.
He plays the lyre at the banquets of the gods, and causes Marsyas to be flayed alive because he had boasted of his superior skill in playing the flute, and the ears of Midas to grow long because he had declared in favour of Pan, who contended that the flute was a better instrument than Apollo's favourite, the lyre.
The latter were strong enough to hold the garrisoned towns, and thus the sultan was able within certain limits - playing off one against the other the two rival branches of the aristocracy, viz.
Formerly this was employed exclusively in the free state as brimstone, and this is still the case to a considerable extent in some countries, notably in the United States, but the great bulk of sulphuric acid is now made from metallic sulphides, especially those of iron and zinc. Most of the brimstone of trade comes from Sicily, but in the United States Louisiana sulphur is playing an important part, and seems likely to oust the Sicilian sulphur.
There are small links at Newhaven, and in Trinity are Starbank Park and Cargilfield playing ground.
Whether he was the tool of other and more highly placed malcontents, or whether he was simply a ready-witted adventurer playing his own game, it is hard to determine.
The chief manufactures are machinery, toys, woollen, cotton, and half-silk stuffs, embroideries, earthenware, tobacco, cutlery and playing cards.
It manufactures ornaments of various kinds, cigars, leather, paper, playing cards, silver and platina wares, chocolate, soap, woollen cloth, hats, silk, gloves, stockings, ropes and matches.
He is convinced that virtue (where it is more than a mere pretence) is purely artificial; but not quite certain whether it is a useless trammel of appetites and passions that are advantageous to society, or a device creditable to the politicians who introduced it by playing upon the " pride and vanity " of the " silly creature man."
The nobles waged private war unrestrained, and the game of playing off one chieftain against another was carried on with varying success.
It was as at Crcy and Poitiers; the French chivalry, accustomed to mere playing at battle in the tourneys, no longer knew how to fight.
From 1431 to 1454 the struggle against the English went on energetically; and the king, relieved in 1433 of his evil genius, La Trmoille, then became a man once more, playing a kingly part under the guidance of Dunois, Richemont, La Hire and Saintrailles, leaders of worth on the field of battle.
He succeeded in this by playing very adroitly on the ambition of Elizabeth Farnese and her husband Philip V., who was to reign in France notwithstanding any renunciation that might have taken place.
Maria Louisa was easily gainec over by playing on her devotion to the house of Parma, and or the 1st of October 1800 a secret treaty was concluded at Sar Ildefonso.
Negotiations were also opened with Bernadotte, who seemed willing to support his cause, but was really playing for his own hand.
The leader, Hung Sin Tsuan, a semi-political, semi-religious enthusiast, assumed the title of Tien Wang, or Heavenly King, and by playing on the feelings of the lower class of people gradually collected a considerable force.
As priest, Eumolpus purifies Heracles from the murder of the Centaurs; as musician, he instructs him (as well as Linus and Orpheus) in playing the lyre, and is the reputed inventor of vocal accompaniments to the flute.
Recent researches on arsenic and atropine, however, point to the leucocytes as playing an important part in the production of tolerance, as these gradually become capable of ingesting large amounts of the foreign substances, and thus render them more or less harmless to the tissues, until they are gradually excreted from the body.
More important, were they playing god by using this method?
Jonathan was playing cars with Destiny in the family room floor while Carmen straightened up the clutter left by so many people.
At the end of February, Carmen was playing a game with Destiny on the family room floor when Alex came home early.
We Americans have a nasty habit of playing with our food - like a cat.
The radio was playing a waltz as she walked through the family room and she moved to the sway of it, dancing with an imaginary friend.
If you folks are committed to playing in this sand box, I'll do what I can to scrape out the cat poop but don't expect encouragement from me.
The old man and child were playing checkers in comfortable den when a housekeeper called them to dinner.
Talon's reckless, but he's cunning and he's suddenly playing very smart.
Xander was playing games with her, like the bored predator he was.
The playing field was as uneven as the Watcher had warned, and it appeared as though Czerno's Watchers weren't as dedicated to non-interference as his Watcher was.
I'm just playing the devil's advocate, from a legal point of view.
Two hours remained before the last of the day's celebrationsâ€” the Jeep flare parade down the mountain, followed by a massive fireworks displayâ€”so after finishing supper, the Deans began playing catch up with Bird Song's chores.
Dean could picture a cluster of children, pinafored girls and overalled boys, playing by the now-leaning wooden fence, part of a family of too many children by today's standards, in a household existing more on unbridled hope and a large measure of love than material possessions.
They both loved many of the same things â€“ riding, playing soccer on the front lawn, and fishing in the creek. t was nearly an hour before she returned with Destiny.
She wasn't sure if she should be grateful or alarmed that he was playing along with her.
They appeared to be playing rather than training; there were five, two standing and mock battling while the three younger ones watched and cheered.
The other guests were nowhere aboutâ€”the children off playing hide and seek, Edith still closed in her room and Gladys dreaming of far off galaxies.
True, but playing the devil's advocate, I have some problems with Gladys.
If anything, winter biking was more pleasant without playing dodge ball with rushing tourists and campers along the summer-busy, shoulder-less highway.
He turned his attention to the pool tables where two couples were playing and drinking beer.
I'm done playing the victim here.
By morning, we'll probably be surrounded by shapeshifting demons and assassins out to get us. I'm tired of playing this game. I'm not going to be helpless anymore.
They argued their way back to Parkside with Dean playing the devil's advocate while Fred quoted a dozen mystery stories that bore out his hypothesis, a hypothesis that grew in detail with each passing mile.
He should have guessed something was upâ€”the old man wasn't even playing his twangy music.
A grown woman playing in the hay with a lamb â€“ all dressed up.
Yet Carmen insisted that any artificial method of conception was sinful â€“ playing God.
And then, there was the magic room upstairs, where she had spent many hours playing as a child â€” and many hours dreaming as a teen.
The school was sponsoring a play with reversed roles â€“ students playing the part of parents and vice versa.
At first it was exciting, like playing dress-up, but now it felt insincere and she was afraid he would see through the faÃ§ade.
Gerry was doing a good job of playing along, but Jessi was too outspoken, too unpolished.
Whatever sick game or alternate reality this is, I'm not playing anymore!
They were now becoming more confident in playing whenever I was present in the room.
Contrast with that a roughly contemporary figurine of an actor playing a modest young woman.
This is a very talented bunch playing mostly contemporary material with the odd traditional bluegrass tunes played in contemporary style.
It's now Thursday and I'm playing catch up after three incredibly hectic weeks.
With my impeccable timing, I had arrived on an evening which had live bands playing for free in the town square!
In general, I think the American penchant for playing around and exploring the limits of the possible can be a valuable asset.
I'm suprised the songs got played on the radio as her singing and the playing was so abrasive.
The rest were pretty abysmal, in no way playing to the form they usually exhibit for their clubs.
You feel like you're playing with a good human accompanist.
For the first few weeks of learning music he dabbled with playing mouth organ, bagpipes and concertina, before learning button accordion.
Many missionaries used music, playing a small accordion to draw a group together.
From my distance it looked like a Dickens ' era young girl playing a button accordion.
They were brilliant as ever, and one of the best bands you will see playing acoustic in Leeds.
A playing field for the boys of 4½ acres in extent in South Mimms was acquired in 1899.
They have also become adept at playing the game.
Our playing field was across Court Street, where the houses of Coronation Crescent now adjoin Madeley by-pass.
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Alice walker kind of hate playing the likes would catch the.
Playing games is not only the preserve of the younger generation, with seven per cent of the sample tackling tombs and blasting aliens!
In the early 1970s, Greg did a two year stint playing lead alto with the Ray Charles orchestra.
Vic moved to Leeds in 1948 playing lead alto in many of the clubs and ballrooms of the time.
In later years, his solo playing became truly ambidextrous, with a sense of danger and true improvisation with both hands.
To use a sporting analogy, under an Open Aviation Area, US and EU airlines will all be playing on the same pitch.
We eagerly looked forward to his virtuoso playing with the Old Rope String Band and the crazy on-stage antics.
In Ninotchka (1939 ), playing a Soviet apparatchik, she goes from macho, humorless Russian, to glamorous Parisian party girl.
Over 200 people had piled in, the disco was playing some cool sounds and the buffet looked very appetizing.
Few old-time musicians can, or want to make a living playing a style now considered archaic by the general public.
I'm playing a black vegetarian called Yasmine, as well as her very aristocratic mother.
Except at the times when he's playing a dying asthmatic.
Baghdad has become quite astute at playing its tune in the council.
You are a world-class athlete playing the toughest sport ever devised.
Ravi is a keen sportsman who enjoys athletics and playing badminton and tennis and he still holds a public schools record for the 200m.
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In reality the film is probably a fictional autobiography with Woody Allen playing the part of ' Woody Allen ' .
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The drummer, Earl Palmer whilst holding down a solid backbeat is also still playing a 'typical swing ' pattern to sustain the beat.
The night ended with Badboy playing some great backbeat.
I met my fiance playing backgammon on the internet nearly 5 years ago.
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All players are welcome to join us for a social evening playing badminton, make new friends or bring a friend along.
The rupture usually occurs out of the blue playing badminton or squash in a man in his forties.
The Altarnun bagpiper (left ), with a present-day York Wait (right) playing a similar double chanter bagpipe for comparison.
In the field opposite to us close to Bablake playing field, there used to be barrage balloon based.
Playing one arm bandits every evening is clearly not an example of responsible stewardship of either your money or your time.
We didn't even know it existed, where as Guy Fawkes night was the night for playing tricks and throwing bangers.
We guarantee this book will get you started playing bluegrass banjo.
Unusually, however, she has also reached the same successful heights playing tenor banjo.
David started playing the baritone at the age of eight with the Besses o'th ' Barn Boys Band.
More people die playing basketball each year than scuba diving!
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Dont know what im playing lol could be side drum bass drum cymbals or trumpet.
In 1967 I joined Hank Walters and his Dusty Road Ramblers playing electric bass.
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Few can forget Malcolm playing on club days in the past and dismissing some high quality batsman.
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The last CD I listened to was The Prodigy Singles - playing this at full volume makes doing the weekend housework almost bearable.
This recording has Pollard playing the bebop heavyweight against Scott's glacial diffidence.
In " Company " Sue is playing the part of ' Susan ', a delicate southern belle who is married to Peter.
The 16-year-old actor admitted he is considering other projects after playing bespectacled Harry for more than five years.
Conservatives are playing a constructive part in seeking to amend this bill.
In fact twenty years back just about everybody playing bluegrass had some Jim & Jesse songs in their repertoire.
Of course either - or both - could have been playing a double bluff.
They had a doubles match with the two stars playing against two of Nintendo's top marketing bods.
After a few yards turn right through some metal bollards and head up the pedestrian path (Orchard Road) which borders playing fields.
Late in 1926 Billy published a small booklet The Secret Of Dance Playing, price 2/6d.
At this time she was playing hard bop and soul jazz similar to the music of Horace Silver.
One of the highlights is, of course, ' Desafinado ' - who can resist Getz playing bossa nova?
Just beside it is a popular patch for playing boule, which chimes rather nicely with the olive grove beyond it.
Whilst playing his or her last boule, he or she must not carry another boule in the other hand.
To think he carried on playing after such an horrific eye injury is just sheer bravery.
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Zum fuse the passion of tango with the fiery brilliance of gypsy violin playing.
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So calmed down by reading some apple tree farm books together, and playing buckaroo.
A movie buff may dig playing " Famous Couples.
But rather than playing buffoon to Lee's philosopher, Richard is more laid back and less analytical.
Gordon still loves playing with everyone, but it has become less physical, and his hair is now getting quite bushy.
Simon regularly busks in the square and it had been felt he should have the chance of playing here today.
Steve is also accomplished in the art of playing with a partial capo.
However, Keane is now approaching the end of his illustrious playing career, having admitted that next season will probably be his last.
She was 6-1 and 3-0 up when a naked man ran on to the playing area and performed a cartwheel in front of her.
Inspections worked, he said, even when Saddam got up to his old tricks, playing cat-and-mouse.
We were playing catch-up for most of the day, never really getting ahead of the clock.
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I was once playing 2nd solo cello in Ariadne conducted by Simon Rattle at Glyndebourne.
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The bag is made with a graceful swan neck that holds the chanter at the correct position for playing.
Tunes written in the key of D for playing on the F chanter may well be much more difficult on a D chanter.
Their performances leap up in quality each time, merging Adam's stage charisma with David's guitar playing gusto.
While competitive chess is played, all games are ungraded, and non playing members are available to advise interested bystanders.
Also detailed were a large chessboard and a table for playing drafts.
Finally I will have a woodwind player, playing an E flat clarinet, soprano saxophone and bass clarinet.
Imagine your image playing the clave smoothly, effortlessly, accurately.
The phrase seemed to me to capture the intense and direct physical sensations which are such a key part of playing the clavichord.
Off the pitch the last year has seen the opening of the magnificent new enlarged clubhouse, which now matches our playing ambitions.
Current rules require that any youngster playing as pitcher must wear a codpiece - a tin cup protecting the testicles.
About twenty kids, and a proportionate number of mothers were playing some fiendishly complicated party game on the grass.
I remember playing at an outdoor concert once where the band that was to follow mine was warming up right behind us!
At one such event he bought an old concertina, and he has been playing for dancing ever since.
During the fall, wherever you find horse chestnut trees you'll find children playing conkers.
Sir Martin Rees, Astronomer Royal People focus on small risks, like wearing goggles when playing conkers, but ignore the big ones.
Here there is no shadowy Mr Big playing the puppet master, no sinister criminal conspiracy, serial killers or drug-crazed hitmen.
I was just playing this soft blues which is very contagious, catchy.
She is just a reality TV contestant playing the game.
Students of Harpsichord and Organ will be required to include some continuo playing in the recital.
Mason demonstrated his musical ability at several stages throughout the night by playing drums, guitar and an impressive assortment of percussion contraptions.
Paul began playing the cornet aged 6 under the tuition of his father Robert in Dundee, Scotland.
Playing took me as far away as Australia where I played solo cornet in the top brass band Hawthorn.
In 1981, at the age of 10, I started playing for the senior band on 2nd cornet.
That didn't really happen last night cos Pennant was playing as an extra right back and Milner as an extra left back.
Not for the first time in recent events he will be playing fellow countryman James Willstrop in a crucial match.
Surrounding the Center are playing fields for football, rugby, cricket and hockey; floodlit tennis courts and a synthetic turf pitch.
It was so ludicrous it made you think of Mel Brooks or Monty Python playing a scene of monstrous king and fawning courtiers.
The best part for me was dressing up as a local Indian village girl and playing coy with Aamir at twilight.
He could occupy the crease for long hours, with playing out time often more critical than scoring at a quick pace.
But wait -- I'm in a dark wood den filled with old men smoking pipes and playing cribbage.
Whilst not playing cricket, there was plenty to do in Barbados.
All-in-all weÃ¢re feeling pretty good about most aspects of our game because weÃ¢ve started playing better stuff in four-day cricket.
Davies now confines himself to cricket, playing for Barnes Common cricket club, which recently toured in Barbados.
Chris Daniels has been playing croquet for little over a year.
All of our tables are custom built for us; we use professional quality chips and playing cards and we only employ experienced croupiers.
C include the curtilage of the school playing fields.
I marched in the School Band playing the cymbals, aspiring to succeed Mercer who played the big drum beside me.