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One recreation she would be able to enjoy to her heart's content when she moved into town--the movies.
If you want to find out the value of money, live on 15 shillings a week and see how much you can put by for clothes and recreation.
Some relics of his old calling hang upon the walls, and these it is the chosen recreation of a little lame man about the stable-yard to keep gleaming bright.
Moreover, he was a sad, grave, serious child, who studied ardently, and learned quickly; he never uttered a loud cry in recreation hour, mixed but little in the bacchanals of the Rue du Fouarre, did not know what it was to
I am often asked how, in the midst of so much work, a large part of which is for the public, I can find time for any rest or recreation, and what kind of recreation or sports I am fond of.
We have agreed that this is a dinner for recreation, with not a word about business
But soon my trials in this quarter came to a close--sooner than I either expected or desired; for one sweet evening towards the close of May, as I was rejoicing in the near approach of the holidays, and congratulating myself upon having made some progress with my pupils (as far as their learning went, at least, for I HAD instilled SOMETHING into their heads, and I had, at length, brought them to be a little--a very little--more rational about getting their lessons done in time to leave some space for recreation, instead of tormenting themselves and me all day long to no purpose), Mrs.
Outwardly, existence at Patty's Place was the same pleasant round of work and study and recreation that it had always been.
In the meantime he worked, taking no recreation except when he went to see Ruth, and living like a Spartan.
The rules of Netherwoods, in summer time, recalled the young ladies from their evening's recreation in the grounds at nine o'clock.
It's one of my forms of recreation, especially when there's some original poetry attached to them.