Sentence Examples with the word player

Every player uses four lignum vitae bowls in single-handed games and (as a rule) in friendly games, but only two in matches.

You're built like a wrestler or football player or something.

The marching band had one percussion player who played the triangle.

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If the player declaring Nap wins he receives double stakes all round; if he loses he only pays single stakes all round.

The player who declares to make most has to try to make them, and the others, but without consultation, to prevent him.

In the same way, to infer a machine from hearing the regular tick of a clock, to infer a player from finding a pack of cards arranged in suits, to infer a human origin of stone implements, and all such inferences from patent effects to latent causes, though they appear to Jevons to be typical inductions, are really deductions which, besides the minor premise stating the particular effects, require a major premise discovered by a previous induction and stating the general kind of effects of a general kind of cause.

In these three earliest illustrations of the pastime it is worth noting that each player has one bowl only, and that the attitude in delivering it was as various five or six hundred years ago as it is to-day.

In theory the game of bowls is very simple, the aim of the player being to roll his bowl so as to cause it to rest nearer to the jack than his opponent's, or to protect a well-placed bowl, or to dislodge a better bowl than his own.

He had a son who was a hot shot baseball player and I played two years in the minors.

Whether this justifies Wagner's successors and imitators in showing a constant preference for passages of which not even the general outline is practicable; whether it justifies a state of things in which the normal compass of every instrument in an advanced loth-century score would appear to be about a fifth higher than any player of that instrument will admit;, whether it proves that it is artistically desirable that when there.