jacks


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jacks

a game in which bone, metal, or plastic pieces (jackstones) are thrown and then picked up in various groups between bounces or throws of a small ball
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Jacks," she added, as the door closed, "what do you mean?
My dear Jack, I only ask you, am I likely to forget what you have said with so much feeling?
I am afraid I am but a shallow, surface kind of fellow, Jack, and that my headpiece is none of the best.
I couldn't fail to notice, Jack, that it cost you a great effort, and that you were very much moved, and very unlike your usual self.
But Jack Pumpkinhead grew a lot of things in his garden besides pumpkins, so he cooked for them a fine vegetable soup and gave Dorothy, Ojo and Toto, the only ones who found it necessary to eat, a pumpkin pie and some green cheese.
But the thing that's bothering us most, Jack, is to find the well.
Then, more seriously, he continued: "You have never told Jack anything concerning my early life, nor have you permitted me to, and in this I think that you have made a mistake.
It was evening before the subject was again referred to and then it was raised by Jack himself.
Don't be cheeky, Jack," remonstrated the landlord, in a melancholy and pathetic way.
A Custum 'Us officer knows what to do with his Buttons," said the Jack, repeating the obnoxious word with the greatest contempt, "when they comes betwixt him and his own light.
Each day he spent from an hour to two hours in the cage, watching the rehearsing, with nothing for him and Jack to do save stand vigilantly on guard.
For a dog only three years old, Jack was very sedate.