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She had already heard her sentence three of the players to be executed for having missed their turns, and she did not like the look of things at all, as the game was in such confusion that she never knew whether it was her turn or not.
Lewis Carroll
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, CHAPTER VIII. The Queen's Croquet-Ground   Context
When our unknown had followed Baskerville home we should have had the opportunity of playing his own game upon himself and seeing where he made for.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 4. Sir Henry Baskerville   Context
It was incredible how slowly the hours crawled by, and yet we were helped through it by the same sort of patient interest which the hunter must feel as he watches the trap into which he hopes the game may wander.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 9. The Light upon the Moor [Second Report of Dr.   Context
This, then, is the stage upon which tragedy has been played, and upon which we may help to play it again.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 3. The Problem   Context
This was my conversation with Barrymore just now, which gives me one more strong card which I can play in due time.
A. Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Chapter 10. Extract from the Diary of Dr. Watson   Context
The sport was bad; Franz only succeeded in killing a few partridges, and, like every unsuccessful sportsman, he returned to the boat very much out of temper.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 31. Italy: Sinbad the Sailor   Context
These animals, though wild and agile as chamois, were too much like domestic goats, and Franz could not consider them as game.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 32. The Waking   Context
Peppino had a little spare time, so he had a game of mora with the facchini, lost three crowns, and then to console himself drank a bottle of Orvieto.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 114. Peppino   Context
Edmond stiffened himself in order to play the part of a dead man, and then the party, lighted by the man with the torch, who went first, ascended the stairs.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 20. The Cemetery of the Chateau D'If   Context
But by some strange play of emotion, in proportion as the proofs that Faria, had not been deceived became stronger, so did his heart give way, and a feeling of discouragement stole over him.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 24. The Secret Cave   Context
Danglars is accustomed to play at gaining or losing 300,000 francs in a day; he must be enormously rich.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 54. A Flurry in Stocks   Context
My servants seem to imitate those you sometimes see in a play, who, because they have only a word or two to say, aquit themselves in the most awkward manner possible.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 54. A Flurry in Stocks   Context
Do not play with the thunderbolt they have laid aside for a moment, but which they can take up again instantly, if you attempt to intercept their movements.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 107. The Lions' Den   Context
There were four Musketeers on the bottom steps, amusing themselves with the following exercise, while ten or twelve of their comrades waited upon the landing place to take their turn in the sport.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 2 THE ANTECHAMBER OF M. DE TREVILLE   Context
At first the king answered that he would not go; but he could not resist his love of sport, and set out after dinner.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 6 HIS MAJESTY KING LOUIS XIII   Context
It was not uncommon for Richelieu and Louis XIII to dispute over their evening game of chess upon the merits of their servants.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 2 THE ANTECHAMBER OF M. DE TREVILLE   Context
The conditions required that at every hit the man touched should quit the game, yielding his turn for the benefit of the adversary who had hit him.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 2 THE ANTECHAMBER OF M. DE TREVILLE   Context
As the hour to wait upon the king was not till twelve, he had made a party with Porthos and Aramis to play a game at tennis in a tennis court situated near the stables of the Luxembourg.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 6 HIS MAJESTY KING LOUIS XIII   Context
Porthos and Aramis were so engaged with their game, and Athos was watching them with so much attention, that they did not even perceive their young companion go out, who, as he had told the Guardsman of his Eminence, stopped outside the door.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 6 HIS MAJESTY KING LOUIS XIII   Context
It resulted from this that the real stake in this game, which two most powerful kingdoms played for the good pleasure of two amorous men, was simply a kind look from Anne of Austria.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 41 THE SEIGE OF LA ROCHELLE   Context
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