Usage examples for marbles

  1. And they turned in to their bedrooms, in anger with one another, for the first time since they had quarrelled in boyish fashion over tops and marbles years ago together. – The Beckoning Hand and Other Stories The Beckoning Hand--Lucretia--The Third Time--The Gold Wulfric--My Uncle's Will--The Two Carnegies--Olga Davidoff's Husband--John Cann's Treasure--Isaline and I--Professor Milliter's Dilemma--In Strict Confidence--The by Grant Allen
  2. To- day marbles are played in every civilized land under the sun, and with slight differences, the method of shooting and the games are practically the same. – Healthful Sports for Boys by Alfred Rochefort
  3. He did so, and ascertained that the marbles were very hard to work, and ill- adapted to their purpose; even had they been of the proper kind, it would be difficult and costly to convey them to the sea. – The Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti by John Addington Symonds