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Usage examples for cricket

  1. He was a very good sort of Cricket, too, ready to say the most pleasant things to everybody, yet, sad to relate, he had a dreadful habit of boasting. – Among the Meadow People by Clara Dillingham Pierson
  2. You are as lively as a cricket this morning. – The Desired Woman by Will N. Harben
  3. The games of foot- ball, base- ball and cricket are played at the same time. – The University of Michigan by Wilfred Shaw
  4. He played cricket well, was, in fact, much in request in the county team, he rode well, shot splendidly, played tennis, croquet, golf, or any other game that happened to be suggested, and Sir Lester said no fault could be found with anything he did in the way of sport. – The Second String by Nat Gould
  5. Flushed and relieved from doom, happy as a cricket, she appeared at the school. – The Cricket by Marjorie Cooke
  6. But a very quiet time was not just the holiday that Judith had planned to have, and after a long night's sleep and a peaceful day devoted to letter- writing she was lively as a cricket and ready for anything. – Judy of York Hill by Ethel Hume Patterson Bennett
  7. Ringg was given four extra men to help him, made an extra tour of the ship, and came back buzzing like a frantic cricket. – The Colors of Space by Marion Zimmer Bradley
  8. She doesn't eat enough to keep a cricket alive. – Floyd Grandon's Honor by Amanda Minnie Douglas
  9. It's only for the atmosphere- the sports; you know, they play cricket where he is now- and the desirable class of boys he meets.... – The Bent Twig by Dorothy Canfield
  10. I'm told by men who were up with him that the sense of the enormous responsibility which fell on him after his father's death, and the anxieties of having to manage a great estate and a huge business, spoilt him for the schools and rather put him off cricket. – A Butterfly on the Wheel by Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
  11. I shall see you again soon, perhaps bowl to you in the cricket field. – The Parson O' Dumford by George Manville Fenn
  12. Why, you don't even play cricket over there, I've been told!" – The Boy Scout Aviators by George Durston
  13. That's a cricket escaped from the kitchen fireplace. – Burr Junior by G. Manville Fenn
  14. Why, I should have to give up cricket, and take to working! – Winding Paths by Gertrude Page
  15. He's lively as a cricket, an' counts on comin' here this afternoon. – Down the Slope by James Otis
  16. Mr. Titterton would stroll in and play cricket with the office boy with a paper ball and a walking- stick. – Gilbert Keith Chesterton by Maisie Ward
  17. Has Tom been playing at cricket in the room, eh? – The Nether World by George Gissing
  18. He wished to witness a certain game of cricket between the full strength of Australia and an English team which included one or two young men of his acquaintance. – Stingaree by E. W. (Ernest William) Hornung
  19. In the afternoon I've got a cricket match. – The Obstacle Race by Ethel M. Dell
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