Usage examples for Plays

  1. It is a curious thing that the lyrics in the plays most popular with composers are either frankly not by Shakespeare or are very doubtful. – Shakespeare and Music by Christopher Wilson
  2. " Van Horn plays cards different from everybody else," was all he said. – Laramie Holds the Range by Frank H. Spearman
  3. Their books went through many editions for that age, many more than the majority of Shakespeare's plays. – The English Novel in the Time of Shakespeare by J. J. Jusserand
  4. What plays, you may say, are left? – Another Sheaf by John Galsworthy
  5. He liked to see plays acted by persons with whom he was familiar. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  6. Do you know, Larpent, I often think to myself what odd tricks Fate plays? – Charles Rex by Ethel M. Dell
  7. " We're not prepared for quite such heavy plays, as a general thing. – Loaded Dice by Ellery H. Clark
  8. The system of command was as rotten in the Army of the Potomac as in the Armies of Northern Virginia and of the Valley it was sound; and the system of command plays a most important part in war. – Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War by G. F. R. Henderson
  9. Every writer must write at least four plays. – Reminiscences of Anton Chekhov by Maxim Gorky Alexander Kuprin I. A. Bunin
  10. It is a wonderful old clock, and every quarter of an hour it plays a tune- a very attractive performance, unless you happen to live opposite. – A Surgeon in Belgium by Henry Sessions Souttar
  11. Massinger's plays breathe the opposite spirit; Shakspeare's the spirit of wisdom which is for all ages. – Literary Remains, Vol. 2 by Coleridge
  12. Loyalty to the great dramatic poet of the nation plays its part. – The Life and Works of Friedrich Schiller by Calvin Thomas
  13. What do you care who else plays there? – The Reclaimers by Margaret Hill McCarter
  14. An enlightened censorship would possibly license Ghosts; but it would certainly suppress many of the other plays. – The Shewing-up of Blanco Posnet by George Bernard Shaw
  15. The wind plays a big part in the intensity of a forest fire. – The School Book of Forestry by Charles Lathrop Pack
  16. " Tom plays a good game," said Steve. – Left End Edwards by Ralph Henry Barbour
  17. Everybody plays in Istamboul- and most people sing love- songs. – Mr. Isaacs by F. Marion Crawford
  18. Why, he plays with the children just- just like any good man might. – The Rustlers of Pecos County by Zane Grey
  19. The plays were generally held at Gallegos, the quarter of the 43d, and which were indeed got up in a surprising style, considering the means of doing so. – Twenty-Five Years in the Rifle Brigade by William Surtees
  20. He plays right guard, and he plays it well. – Left End Edwards by Ralph Henry Barbour