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1  Beth went to the piano and played the father's favorite hymn.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FIFTEEN
2  At first they played keep-house, and frolicked over it like children.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-EIGHT
3  I've played the part of a prim young lady on the stage, and I'll try it off.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-NINE
4  Frank, Beth, Amy, and Grace sat down to watch the game played by the other eight.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWELVE
5  So Laurie played and Jo listened, with her nose luxuriously buried in heliotrope and tea roses.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FIVE
6  Beth played her gayest march, Amy threw open the door, and Meg enacted escort with great dignity.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWO
7  We never are too old for this, my dear, because it is a play we are playing all the time in one way or another.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER ONE
8  Her respect and regard for the 'Laurence' boy increased very much, for he played remarkably well and didn't put on any airs.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FIVE
9  Such plays and tableaux, such sleigh rides and skating frolics, such pleasant evenings in the old parlor, and now and then such gay little parties at the great house.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER SIX
10  Kitty and Minnie Kirke likewise regard him with affection, and tell all sorts of stories about the plays he invents, the presents he brings, and the splendid tales he tells.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-THREE
11  No gentleman were admitted, so Jo played male parts to her heart's content and took immense satisfaction in a pair of russet leather boots given her by a friend, who knew a lady who knew an actor.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWO
12  Laurie dashed into a livelier strain, played stormily for several minutes, and would have got through bravely, if in a momentary lull Mrs. March's voice had not been heard calling, "Jo, dear, come in."
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-FIVE
13  The rest of the family, being of a dramatic turn, played their parts equally well, and Miss Eliott found them a most hilarious set, for it was impossible to control entirely the merriment which possessed them.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-SIX
14  Like most young scribblers, she went abroad for her characters and scenery, and banditti, counts, gypsies, nuns, and duchesses appeared upon her stage, and played their parts with as much accuracy and spirit as could be expected.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-FOUR
15  So you must try to be contented with making your name boyish, and playing brother to us girls, said Beth, stroking the rough head with a hand that all the dish washing and dusting in the world could not make ungentle in its touch.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER ONE
16  Returning from one of Mozart's grand operas, splendidly performed at the Royal Theatre, he looked over his own, played a few of the best parts, sat staring at the busts of Mendelssohn, Beethoven, and Bach, who stared benignly back again.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FORTY-ONE
17  Some old people keep young at heart in spite of wrinkles and gray hairs, can sympathize with children's little cares and joys, make them feel at home, and can hide wise lessons under pleasant plays, giving and receiving friendship in the sweetest way.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER NINETEEN
18  He had carried it off as a good joke with Scott, excused his little wife as well as he could, and played the host so hospitably that his friend enjoyed the impromptu dinner, and promised to come again, but John was angry, though he did not show it, he felt that Meg had deserted him in his hour of need.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-EIGHT
19  Meg could walk in the conservatory whenever she liked and revel in bouquets, Jo browsed over the new library voraciously, and convulsed the old gentleman with her criticisms, Amy copied pictures and enjoyed beauty to her heart's content, and Laurie played 'lord of the manor' in the most delightful style.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER SIX
20  That night, when Beth played to Mr. Laurence in the twilight, Laurie, standing in the shadow of the curtain, listened to the little David, whose simple music always quieted his moody spirit, and watched the old man, who sat with his gray head on his hand, thinking tender thoughts of the dead child he had loved so much.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTEEN