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  1. I stopped fiddling with the stones.
  2. I was fiddling on the threshold uncertainly.
  3. Danny sat there fiddling with a beer coaster.
  4. Annie shrugged, fiddling with the crystals again.
  5. Your fiddling friend was also asking after you.

  6. He was fiddling with the idea of calling in the.
  7. No, I was just fiddling around on the internet.
  8. Excuse me? said Peter fiddling with his hands.
  9. There he was, fiddling with the lock of the front.
  10. Alastair is in the kitchen, fiddling with the oven.
  11. I could see him fiddling about with it in his pocket.
  12. She waited until he finished fiddling with the buttons.
  13. He jumped up into the cab and after fiddling with the.
  14. Ah the best kind he said fiddling with my bra strap.
  15. He’s fiddling with one of the shirts lying on the table.

  16. She was fiddling nervously, a slight tremor in her fingers.
  17. It’s beautiful, Manda said, fiddling with the knobs.
  18. There was a noisy table fan that the kid was fiddling with.
  19. On the second verse, Stu Corrigan joined in, fiddling softly.
  20. Nana stood fiddling around at the stove with her back to me.
  21. He ambles back, watches John fiddling with his wedding ring.
  22. He put his hands over mine that were fiddling with the napkin.
  23. I obeyed and he began fiddling around with things in the engine.
  24. She ordered a soft drink and began fiddling with her cell phone.
  25. She patted me on the shoulder and began fiddling with a printer.

  26. Is that all you feel? He quizzes, fiddling with my fingers.
  27. Jake is dozing, and Ricardo and I are fiddling with our computers.
  28. The mole was down there fiddling nervously with his seeing glasses.
  29. Connie’s fiddling with her TV remote as he thanks her upon leaving.
  30. How's it work? asked Terry, fiddling with a switch on the wall.
  31. She turned to me and grinned while fiddling with the timer in her hands.
  32. But the fiddling continued, and Teddy, who loved it, felt his hatred melt.
  33. Dan could see a few people around the building fiddling with some cables.
  34. I’m surprised they are fiddling with gold because that would receive more.
  35. He’s fiddling with his wristwatch, twisting a tiny knob between his fingers.
  36. I heard them fiddling with the door of the dovecote and for one horrid moment.
  37. But despite fiddling with a few buttons, the radio's reception fails to improve.
  38. He tuned the banjo carefully, fiddling with knobs and plucking at steel strings.
  39. Celeste had seen him fiddling with his phone as they’d walked back to the car.
  40. I see him fiddling with something silver and shiny and immediately recognize it.
  41. He could see the doctor idly fiddling with some sort of paper on his writing pad.
  42. We were sitting about later, watching TV, and Al was fiddling about with my laptop.
  43. Tell him, Helez, Xonia prodded Helez who was fiddling with her hands in her lap.
  44. Topps was fiddling with my shell bracelet I left on my cabinet; he never could keep.
  45. Dawn sat beside Sheena as she drove the car along the track, fiddling with the radio.
  46. Kaspar had taken a seat on the stump he'd been posing on and was fiddling with his bow.
  47. And what would that be? She busied herself moving the beddings behind and fiddling.
  48. A nurse was standing beside the bed fiddling with a new machine with a different bleep.
  49. His marvelous body was partialy over mine, his hand fiddling with the lose end of my hair.
  50. She follows it and finds Loki kneeling in front of the TV cabinet fiddling with the remote.
  51. My bike’s a Nazi? Carey was throwing a leg over the seat and fiddling with the controls.
  52. You coming now, Major? he yelled up to Warlock, who was fiddling with the weather station.
  53. Mikhail was deliberately fiddling with an elegant white napkin to avoid eye contact with Nikolas.
  54. Even Thomas gradually stopped fiddling with his bits of metal and stood motionless as he watched.
  55. Mandy, Raag and Aadil were fiddling with lab key when I reached on second level of the senior wing.
  56. I stopped fiddling with the saddle and stared vacantly over it at the distant horizon for a moment.
  57. He started fiddling with the watch on his wrist, as if he couldn’t stand to look at my ugly face.
  58. Gladys didn’t have a clue what he was doing, switching things on and off and fiddling with his mouse.
  59. He looked at G then back to his hands, fiddling with his fingers as he struggled to find the right words.
  60. And as we shall soon see, fiddling even a little bit with the DR opens the door to all kinds of mischief.
  61. After a minute of fiddling and fumbling with the key, Linda realized it was still in the ‘on’ position.
  62. You have a longer rest this time, because it takes more fiddling to get the cavalry through the foot ranks.
  63. I had a feeler gauge in hand and was fiddling with the valves when a car rolled up and parked in the driveway.
  64. He sensed the balloon, like a great fat spider, fiddling with the lines and poles, rearing a tapestry in the sky.
  65. What or who is Jahna? There wasn’t anyone named Jahna on that job, he countered, still fiddling with his phone.
  66. Theo climbed into the driver’s side, then reached over fiddling with the lock until it released to open the passenger door.
  67. She was sitting, propped up by lots of pillows, on the chair she sat in day in and day out, fiddling with the television constantly.
  68. I couldn't stop fiddling with my white and pink floral dress and constantly adjusting my black cardigan sweater and belt around my stomach.
  69. He waited in the main lobby until 4pm, and then came out of the entrance, fiddling with a document and placed it in his inside jacket pocket.
  70. Sir Robert raved on and on, describing the dark earth, the arachnid, its fiddling legs, its hungry mouth, as the wind roared and the trees shook.
  71. By midnight we were back at the house, and I was sitting near a window on the main floor, fiddling with the battery pack of a surveillance camera.
  72. Tanya lingered in the toilets at her leisure, reapplying makeup and fiddling with her hair as she contemplated what now inevitably lay before her.
  73. Rosemary sat, fiddling absentmindedly with Jack's birthday gift, turning it over and over with her fingers, without looking at what she was doing.
  74. Although he is not guilty as charged of fiddling while Rome burned, I have it on good authority that during the burning he did sing his heart out.
  75. The girl visibly gathered her courage together, fiddling with the spoon in her saucer for a moment as though rehearsing the words she wanted to say.
  76. This loss was just another unanticipated, but huge, consequence of government’s ‘all-knowing’ management and fiddling with efficient production.
  77. He looked at his opponent, fiddling nervously with his clothes and sweating profusely, and all of Raven’s guilt and neuroses came flooding back to him.
  78. We were at a party and Derrick was drunk and he and this girl went into the bedroom and well you can fill in the rest, Josh said fiddling with his hands.
  79. Is John’s reaction understandable? What might be the significance of his frequently fiddling with his wedding ring when Alice’s health is discussed?
  80. Don reached over and took a small lock of her hair between his finger and thumb, fiddling with it a moment before fixing his gaze on the woman it belonged to.
  81. He’d put on khakis and a button-down for the occasion, and he looked out into the room without making any eye contact, one thumb fiddling with the top of his belt.
  82. There’s Michelle in the living room, still fiddling with her oversized glasses, bossing around a bundle of kids who roll their eyes at her but do what they’re told.
  83. By the time he made it to the bathroom, he could already hear Ronnie fiddling with the lock of the apartment door, like a metallic mouse building a nest inside the tumbler.
  84. Yeah, one of those shallow creeps who only care about making money! The third fat-cat said, absent-mindedly fiddling with the golden penchant hanging around his neck.
  85. Now he was fussing next to me, flicking the door lock up and down, fiddling with the radio, reading each sign out loud, like he was trying to reassure himself of something.
  86. Desa was fiddling with the controls on what would be the amp if this was an old time rock & roll gig in what Earth’s music history now called ‘the age of the electric guitar’.
  87. The visitor nodded a polite acknowledgement upon seeing Mr Pinscher, and remained standing, restlessly fiddling with the tattered hem of his threadbare coat, as he waited his turn to speak.
  88. I stood by the driver’s door fiddling with the key, trying to get it into the lock of the door while trying to hold my handbag and my extra bag which held all my files, all at the same time.
  89. I argued that a conclusion like that sounded very arrogant and my heat shut off and didn't come on again for a week despite my endless fiddling with the thermostat and shaking my fist at the walls.
  90. Today for instance, what conclusions can I draw? That I am, finally, impotent? Oh, certainly, I am not young or virile but am I totally senile? When the girl was fiddling me, my mind was not in it.
  91. He is proud of being lucky enough to be rich in land, Nature, hunting, whittling, working, music, fiddling, marriage, love, etc… while all other humans are not as well-off , or as lucky as he is.
  92. Allowing the other pedestrians to pass, she paused, one hand on the post of the crossing for balance, and bent over fiddling with her shoe, her senses firing off warnings … she could smell danger.
  93. That brilliant pioneer in genetic fiddling is the one who’d use his ability to cause a human life to be born just so it could be used as an organ-supply for an already-living, but damaged child.
  94. He was, however, too young to see the signification of this fact, and as soon as she had ceased playing, escaped to the smoking room with a major of hussars, who declared that fiddling was the one thing he couldn’t stand.
  95. Lord Ashburn, fiddling with the chain of his pocket watch as if he was annoyed by its refusal to lay in a specific fashion, was seated uncomfortably in his wheelchair but, like his wife, maintained a sense of strength and 314.
  96. Tonight whilst your partner is talking at you try fiddling with your phone, don't maintain eye contact with her, start working out what you are going to say to her in response to what she's said, but do it whilst she's still talking.
  97. That’s what my meeting with Lyle was like: those first loose, horrible ten minutes, when the grown-ups have left, and neither kid knows what the other one wants, so you stand there, near the TV they’ve told you to keep off, fiddling with the antenna.
  98. Unfortunately, Cyberia’s appreciation of art and craft was based on the experience gained at her finishing school, where she had spent relaxed Wednesday afternoons fiddling with watercolours and making decoupage kittens out of old socks and yoghurt pot lids.
  99. He often stood on the floating dock as the boys got ready for a workout, fiddling with the riggers on this boat or that, chatting with the boys, occasionally offering up a nugget of wisdom or two, a suggestion that they try this or that adjustment to their stroke.
  100. I drove on into the sunset with one hand on the wheel and the other constantly fiddling with the radio dial trying to find something other than country music, not that I don’t like country music; I was just trying to find some talk radio to keep my mind off of my troubles.
  1. She fiddled with the tie on.
  2. He fiddled with another knob.
  3. He fiddled his privates and.
  4. She fiddled with the envelope.
  5. He fiddled with the wires as I.
  6. He fiddled with the stone that he.
  7. Adam fiddled with his hands nervously.
  8. I fiddled with the phone in my pocket.
  9. Norm fiddled with the brim of his bowler.
  10. Robert fiddled with a pen he was holding.
  11. Sullivan fiddled with the knot of his tie.
  12. I fiddled with the radio, but it was dead.
  13. Andy fiddled to open it and smiled as he.
  14. She wouldn't have fiddled with computer keys.
  15. He fiddled with the cord until the buzzing quit.
  16. Mikey fiddled with the gold chain around his neck.
  17. He fiddled with the dials, eventually found a trace.
  18. His right hand fiddled through the pages of the book.
  19. Hayley started to nod off as Greg fiddled with a bag.
  20. Corey and I fiddled and dawdled with the counterfeit.
  21. He fiddled with some dials and switches, picked up a.
  22. He took a step back and fiddled with his necktie again.
  23. He then sat forward in the seat, and fiddled with the pen.
  24. He found the nearest orderran and fiddled with his helmet.
  25. BLAU FIDDLED WITH the gates and the keys and the double locks.
  26. What do you see? He fiddled with the computer a bit more.
  27. While Abram fiddled with the motorboat, Reuben took Levi aside.
  28. Drake fiddled with his glasses as he listened to the testimony.
  29. Nauseated, Chrissie lowered her eyes and fiddled with her food.
  30. The fiddlers fiddled and fiddled, and the children danced and.
  31. They stopped by their door, and Cleopas fiddled in his pockets.
  32. Neil was staring at his fingers as he fiddled with the corner of.
  33. I looked out of the car window while Taylor fiddled with my hair.
  34. I went to my room, fiddled with the radio, but it still wasn’t.
  35. She fiddled in her bag on the seat with one hand, and produced a.
  36. Maria fiddled with the seatbelt, wondering how best to explain it.
  37. Malcolm fiddled with his trousers unable to look Sheila in the eye.
  38. He watched the water swirling next to the road as he fiddled with.
  39. Ever noticed, I said, as I fiddled with the label on my bottle.
  40. He stared intently at the engine, fiddled here and there, and swore.
  41. Tafferel reached the door and fiddled with the lock for a few seconds.
  42. Tim gripped the door handle as ‘Sir’ fiddled with his mobile phone.
  43. He fiddled with the ‘closed’ sign to insure it was properly placed.
  44. He lowered his eyes and fiddled with the food on his plate with his fork.
  45. Feeling bored, I took the torch from my bag and fiddled with the buttons.
  46. I fiddled with the cuffs, trying to ignore the light sense of loss I felt.
  47. Rick went over and fiddled with the Moqui marbles still resting on the egg.
  48. I felt the heat rise in my face, and I fiddled with my sandwich to cover it.
  49. He slowly fiddled amongst the tools in the toolbox, found his voltmeter and.
  50. The two shared a mutual nod while Joel fiddled with his empty glass some more.
  51. Come on Mana, let's get this door open, I said as I fiddled with the lock.
  52. Orthon fiddled with the dials, and I could have sworn fear registered on his face.
  53. He was smiling as underwater boy stared at the ceiling and fiddled with his nails.
  54. Sitting next to her at the table, Ethan fiddled with his cards, looking embarrassed.
  55. I didn’t succeed but fiddled around for some time trying to look very professional.
  56. He fiddled with the knife in his hand and walked back around to the front of the desk.
  57. I just think that the language is being fiddled with, don’t you? I mean a Creator.
  58. How might I compete if you’ve already fiddled the rules and plotted the outcome?
  59. As she fiddled with the bottle of lemonade Adi picked me up slightly and put me in the chair.
  60. Carla surreptitiously fiddled with the connector to her monitor and attached the capture card.
  61. He fiddled with the buttons until the device began to ring as if it possessed a hundred bells.
  62. I tried not to stare, but the old man looked scared, and fiddled with the leaves of his dinner.
  63. Bonnie fiddled with the end of her plait and looked at Madeline with slightly unfocused eyes.
  64. He fiddled with the siren controls and couldn’t suppress a grin as it came to life above him.
  65. Sitting down on one of the barstools he fiddled with his hands wondering what he was to do next.
  66. I fiddled around a bit with each of the keys that I had in my hand, and bingo, one of them worked.
  67. Daniel fiddled with the catch, scraping the rust and trying to move the small bolt that secured it.
  68. She fiddled with the fork nervously, not sure what to say so she just blurted out an honest answer.
  69. I fiddled about for hours with the receiver, but try as I might, I never heard Rosita Serrano again.
  70. A REMF was a Rear Echelon Mother Fucker who fiddled with war plans but never visited the battlefield.
  71. He fiddled about, as instructed by the man in the next aeroplane, and suddenly Harry shouted with glee.
  72. There was a collective intake of breath as the tech knelt, fiddled with knobs, and reset the ventilator.
  73. Massie fiddled with some of the things there nervously, although she didn't know what to be nervous about.
  74. Then he returned to his seat, fiddled with the sheet music again, and after counting to four, signalled to.
  75. Levi climbed into the motorboat, fiddled with the controls and one of the two large outboards roared to life.
  76. It appeared the man at the helm had locked it, lifted the engine cover and fiddled about with the fuel pipe.
  77. As Max fiddled with the controls to start the helicopter, Star found a Vary Pistol and a box of flares to fit.
  78. She fiddled with the oversized blue stone she wore on a chain, which matched a blue stripe on her sweatshirt.
  79. Perez made his pre-flight checks, and Tikah fiddled around in the cockpit pretending he knew what he was doing.
  80. I turned on the radio and fiddled with the dial until I found a station in the thick of a rock and roll revival.
  81. Once more she struggled with the bra and gave a few discontented words as she fiddled with straps and tiny clasps.
  82. Zach fiddled with the new coin for another minute or two, and soon felt the coin turning the screw inside the pipe.
  83. She fiddled until her hair was pulled away from her face and her small ears protruded for the first time in years.
  84. Joey fiddled with the translator in his ear and said to Yeltsa, You better give me my stuff when we’re through.
  85. He fiddled with the sound system, checked the podium and took an interested look at what I was doing and then left.
  86. He fiddled with the indoor ariel to try and get a better picture until he was satisfied that this was as good as it got.
  87. He fiddled with the cover of the file, the pens and other paraphernalia on his desk, his fingers never still for a moment.
  88. One insect suspected a malfunction and tapped an instrument panel, another fiddled with measuring equipment on a nearby table.
  89. After pulling a length of the cable out and stripping the ends, she fiddled with a roll of electrical tape until Vogel arrived.
  90. He refreshed the teapot and fiddled with the mobile phone that he had taken from Grime’s jacket pocket that he’d hung in the hallway.
  91. Diaries, reports, memorabilia, he muttered, moving forward while his old hands fiddled inside his tunic for the key chained about his neck.
  92. He sat in his new car and fiddled with the air conditioning and briefly thought about how ironic it was that he'd bought the car to be cooler.
  93. The bull softened down, and stood still, looking hard at William Dewy, who fiddled on and on; till a sort of a smile stole over the bull's face.
  94. He fiddled nervously with the watch and fob with its attendant key in his vest pocket while he waited on the platform with the few other travelers.
  95. As Butterfield fiddled with papers on the desk, he later told me, he would long remember what Nixon was saying, and it wasn’t about the Soviet Union.
  96. The gaoler fiddled with his keys and unlocked the door at the end of the passage, pushing it back to reveal a short flight of steps carved out of natural rock.
  97. I fiddled in my breast pocket, frowned, turned to Jon and said tersely, „You havent left them in the car have you? After telling me I was getting forgetful.
  98. She glanced around and after seeing that the coast was clear she jammed my knife down into the door next to the window and fiddled around with it for a moment.
  99. The musicians fiddled, tooted, and banged as if they enjoyed it, everybody danced who could, and those who couldn't admired their neighbors with uncommon warmth.
  100. He fiddled around, one-handedly trying to keep track of the torch, while not floating away, and trying to find the silly control knob to the left of his bulging visor.
  1. Ceased, The Fiddles Ceased.
  2. He was tired of second fiddles.
  3. She stops and fiddles with her panini again.
  4. When he has the strength, he fiddles with it.
  5. She reaches out and fiddles with one as she talks.
  6. D -213-put a rope on her, as she nervously fiddles with.
  7. He sits there and "fiddles" with us to try to warm us up to His.
  8. The Estate Agent fiddles with his bunch of keys, and opens the door.
  9. He fiddles with his hands, looks away, and bounces his leg, as though.
  10. At four o'clock the fiddlers put up their fiddles and the children went.
  11. He fiddles with the batteries, reconsiders the antennas, triple-checks fuses.
  12. Brian comes over to me, and I put my arm around him as Mom fiddles with the camera.
  13. Lunch concluded, Desi fiddles with me for a while: my hair, my skin, my clothes, my mind.
  14. Nothing's going on, Lonna says as she rudely fiddles with her nails, not looking at Mary.
  15. If she fiddles with her clothes or hair, she is subconsciously showing you that she wants to look.
  16. Notice how the Pope fiddles as the world burns! Too little too late while sitting atop a pyramid of.
  17. Two fiddles and two swords, a cross engrailed, he said to Egg as they watched the dust of their departure.
  18. As they ate, pipes and fiddles filled the air with spritely tunes, and the talk turned to the morrow’s jousting.
  19. There was music in his voice, the music of fiddles and banjos to which they had danced in the white house that was no more.
  20. Then the fiddles, Lorena—too slow for dancing, the dancing would come later when the booths were emptied of their wares.
  21. She snorts and looks at the ground, then slowly pulls out her ID and fiddles with it, struggling to force herself to open the gate.
  22. They had heard fiddles, guitars and trumpets but none of those could make the resonant, haunting sounds that now filled their ears.
  23. Dunk could only stand and watch as the Fiddler’s big black trotted onto the field in a swirl of blue silk and golden swords and fiddles.
  24. Some of our pianists gave sweet music, but so far above a part of the assembly that I’ve no doubt they longed for their fiddles and banjoes.
  25. Bright lights and wine, fiddles and dancing, brocade and broadcloth in the showy big houses and, just around the corners, slow starvation and cold.
  26. So they sang, or very like that, only there was a great deal more of it, and there was much shouting as well as the music of harps and of fiddles mixed up with it.
  27. Instead of being troubled by a crisis in the economy and a seemingly hopeless future, it fiddles with a remote, not being able to choose between American Idol and Hell’s Kitchen.
  28. Nine times he and the Fiddler charged with leveled lances, the green patchwork knight and the young lordling of the golden swords and fiddles, and nine times their lances shattered.
  29. All the girls who had come had been there then; the Jewish band with fiddles and zithers had come, too, and at last the long expected cart had arrived with the wines and provisions.
  30. And as you wouldn't hear of my gieing a rattling good randy wi' fiddles and bass-viols complete, as we should ha' done in old times, this was all I could think o' as a noiseless thing.
  31. Then we were at the reception after their mother’s funeral, the whiskey was being handed around, and the fiddles were starting to come out under the harsh neon glare of the function room.
  32. There were spectators in the boxes, the orchestra moved their bows across their fiddles by machinery, the conductor waved his baton, and in the stalls officers and dandies clapped their hands.
  33. From the rooms came a constant, steady hum, as from a hive, and the rustle of movement; and while on the landing between trees they gave last touches to their hair and dresses before the mirror, they heard from the ballroom the careful, distinct notes of the fiddles of the orchestra beginning the first waltz.
  34. Octavius and several others provided the music with fiddles, spoons, and washboards,.

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1. She looked fit as a fiddle.
2. The fiddle clattered over the wood.
3. A charred fiddle lay in the mud next to.
4. His concern grew as he watched her fiddle.
5. She was happily at ease playing second fiddle.
6. She was tired of being played like a fiddle by him.
7. Novel idea, isn’t it? Fiddle around with stuff.
8. Yes, beautiful! he shouted over the fiddle tune.
9. Let Me Swing" and Asleep At the Wheel's "Texas Fiddle.
10. Comes the Bride on his fiddle as Clara and her father.
11. I have no idea how to play the fiddle, Laurie stated.
12. Shrill as a wind, the fiddle, quick and nervous and shrill.
13. And now he has no chin to lean his fiddle on, I said.
14. Bob ought to learn his cat the fiddle, and then we'd have a dance.
15. Piss on that, fiddle boy, a grizzled squire shouted back at him.
16. O I might fiddle with the Months a bit; all’s fair in Love and War.
17. Ended up there because he couldnt find room to fiddle in the basement.
18. Finally he got wise and, lifting his fiddle, launched into the old reel.
19. No, she wasn't going to go down there and play second fiddle to anybody.
20. Lads learn nothing nowadays, but how to recite poetry and play the fiddle.
21. I hope, Stu, your fiddle isn’t too heavy, said the Doctor smiling.
22. I'm glad that first man up ahead strums a guitar, the next one a fiddle.
23. Once inside, he showed Adam his seat and began to fiddle with the controls.
24. So I pulled out my keys and pretended to fiddle with finding the right one.
25. She let me know in no uncertain terms that she would not be a second fiddle.
26. Karla watched him fiddle with the weapon, heard a snick as something slid out.
27. Consider Fiddle and Faddle in the White House swimming pool while Jackie was away.
28. So the cat on his fiddle played hey-diddle-diddle, a jig that would wake the dead:.
29. She always played second fiddle to something in his life, now it was her kid sister.
30. She moved her slender fingers up to fiddle with the barrel of the rifle on her back.
31. I was captured with my fiddle which I’ve managed to keep intact all these years.
32. He shook his head with a half-smile as he watched the off-watch crew dance to the fiddle.
33. He had to fiddle with the edges and shift the settings around slightly to detect body heat.
34. I told him that I could no longer live with him, that I was alright playing second fiddle.
35. She began to fiddle with the lapel of his blazer, turning it over, then patting it flat again.
36. To her astonishment, she thought she heard a fiddle playing somewhere in the direction of the lake.
37. She also looked her best with fiddle in her arms, a rapt, far-off expression in her half-closed eyes.
38. Fit as a fiddle, he said to me, then turned to the bartender and said, Double Bushie me lad.
39. Then, she noticed movement in the woods, and when she looked closer, she saw a man playing the fiddle.
40. Nero was alleged to have started the fire in Rome that destroyed half of Rome while playing the fiddle.
41. He saw on the small video screen of the panel Jeanne fiddle with the controls of one of the external cameras.
42. Typically he would have used it as a prop, something to fiddle with in order to avoid a heartfelt conversation.
43. How could I love with the same reckless abandon if I knew I was not what he said I was? I was second fiddle at best.
44. This has led to a pitiable situation in which we now see our wine-carrying ceremony as inferior and a second fiddle.
45. The monster lifts its two front legs and begins to fiddle with fangs that just recently had been within the moth’s body.
46. Tears began to roll down Tom’s cheeks; and I stole his fiddle and whacked it against people’s backs, but no one noticed.
47. Sir Bruhstair Ahbaht stood by the binnacle, smoking his pipe and listening to the fiddle scrape away on Thunderer’s foredeck.
48. How old are ya, James? I question, trying to get him to come out of his horror-torn shell as I fiddle with my camera lens.
49. The orchestra, such as it was, consisted of a couple of guitars, a bass, an accordion, drums, a fiddle and lots of human voices.
50. Lunch was a sandwich and after, long, rambling walks in the woods where she dug for ginseng, morels, fiddle heads and other herbs.
51. But in certain market conditions you may get less than 50 hits, in which case it may be necessary to fiddle a bit with the numbers.
52. How could I love with the same reckless abandon if I knew I was not what he said I was? I was second fiddle at best.
53. Now she was eating sop at a Christian table, conversing with the godless, playing second fiddle to a sister she never knew existed.
54. Readers who are more adept at this sort of thing than I am might want to fiddle around with these parameters to make them more robust.
55. Mikey offered to take me to the hospital, but I was feeling as fit as a fiddle knowing that I was leaving with Jennifer in the morning.
56. Well, as a last thought, he pulled out his fiddle as he runned, and struck up a jig, turning to the bull, and backing towards the corner.
57. Think about how much time you will save not having to fiddle around creating your own squeeze pages - time that could be spent promoting!.
58. I exhaled loudly and turned my back on her to fiddle with the temperature gauge on the wax pot even though the temperature did not need adjusting.
59. Can you blame them? For over 200 years, they have had to play second fiddle to the flashier bulls, and finally this is their chance in the spotlight.
60. You are an old vampire and I hope you'll have the Scotch fiddle! Faith did not know what a vampire meant any more than she knew what the Scotch fiddle was.
61. I haven’t the slightest intention—— he began, fiercely, but she had turned, and, opening her violin case, took out what she always called her fiddle.
62. With one hand on the wheel he used the other to fiddle with the dial until he found some suitably sentimental melodies that suited his voice and so began to croon.
63. Richilde nodded her head at those words: Foulques’ situation was a common one for many cadet sons of the nobility, who had to play second fiddle to their elder brothers.
64. Once on a time the crowds would watch a turkey hopping about on a hot tin to the rig-a-jig of a fiddle and would come out satisfied that they had received their money’s worth.
65. For that matter, he didnt have Fiddle and Faddle a la Kennedy in the White House swimming pool nor did he, in the manner of Johnson, bend stenographers over the Oval Office desk.
66. That means I fiddle around with the genes of human eggs and sperm according to the parents’ instructions, before fertilising the eggs and later implanting the healthiest zygotes.
67. It was the same wino who helped himself to the putrefied meat sitting in my refrigerator and I couldn’t believe my eyes that he was not only alive, but seemingly as fit as a drunken fiddle.
68. At the time of the "pardons," or Breton pilgrimages, the village festival and dances, he went off with his fiddle, as in the old days, and was allowed to take his daughter with him for a week.
69. Apart from having psyonic powers that will make the job of countering them vastly more difficult, they have already proven that they won’t hesitate to fiddle with history, as was the case with Yeshua.
70. Sometimes the Angel leans over their cradle, as happened to Lotte, and that is how there are little prodigies who play the fiddle at six better than men at fifty, which, you must admit, is very wonderful.
71. After everyone had eaten their full, except for father O’Hara who was wolfing down a fourth bowl of stew, the travelers put together a group consisting of a fiddle, a flute and Cajon wooden drum and started to play.
72. Well, this man was a coming home along from a wedding, where he had been playing his fiddle, one fine moonlight night, and for shortness' sake he took a cut across Fortyacres, a field lying that way, where a bull was out to grass.
73. The multilevel rights average out at 80p, as the company’s share price should be, after a resultant recalculation of the pre-announcement valuation (it was around 160p at the time) of 89p, if you care to fiddle about with a spreadsheet.
74. It had been decided that we’d go along with the stupid tape-swap fiddle for once, as Nick Lowe knew that we could never re-create the Detectives drum sound in the cardboard studio that the BBC had booked for our Top of the Pops session.
75. What is worse, in support of the extremist causes, they second fiddle from a safe distance, either owing to their naivety or vested interests, and/or both, and thus end up being insensitive to the sufferings of the victims of the so-called armed struggles they espouse.
76. And why have you taken so bitter a dislike to our gifted young neighbor down the hill, calling him contemptuously a fiddler? He is certainly a fiddler, if to fiddle in one's hours of ease produces one, and perhaps you would be twice as happy as you are if you could fiddle half so wonderfully as he does.
77. This social stereotype of the total madness of laughter still exists in the film industry: the stereotype of the mad scientist; the mad ruler gone totally insane, the vision of Nero, playing his fiddle as Rome burned around him; uncaring of the horror going on all around him; totally dissociated from reality.
78. All over America millions of people—people who had hardly heard of Seattle before the Poughkeepsie Regatta, people who had to go to work later that Friday morning, if they were lucky enough to have a job, people who had to tend to the farm chores, if they were lucky enough to still have a farm—were also starting to fiddle with the dials on their radios.
79. Shakespeare o’ Stratford); an’ some have call’d it Diddly-Pont, Doodle-Case, Dormouse, Duck-Pond, Dumb-Oracle, e’en Dyke! ’Tis the sweet Et Cetera, the E’erlastin’ Wound, the Eye that Weeps Most when Best Pleas’d, the Faucet, the Fiddle, the Flapdoodle, the Fly-Trap, the Fortress, the Fountain o’ Love, the Funniment, the Furrow, the Gap, an’ o’ course, the Garden o’ Eden.
80. Then one day when heat shimmered over the valley, when the dandelions had seeded and the thistles had bloomed, when the corn stood heavy and the cricket tuned his evening fiddle, when spots in the lawn turned brown, where the sprinkler missed, when the baby waked and fretted, and swearing, sweating men turned to the west and wondered what had held up the sea breeze—Sir Christopher missed his supper.
81. In his office, Amory would have had only the separate phone-lines Regan had mentioned and maybe a pen and some paperclips with which to fiddle and beguile, but here there were coffee cups, sugarcubes, napkin rings, steak knives, long spoons designed to reach the bottom of milkshake glasses … all of which he handled restlessly while leading Keith through a half-hour of Welcome to the Family chitchat.
82. Then comes our friend of the red tie, and in the cool of the day when the world is dim and scented shakes a little fugue of Bach's out of his fiddle, a sparkling, sly little fugue, frolicsome for all its minor key, a handful of bright threads woven together, twisted in and out, playing, it would seem, at some game of hide-and-seek, of pretending to want to catch each other into a tangle, but always gaily coming out of the knots, each distinct and holding on its shining way till the meeting at the end, the final embrace when the game is over and they tie themselves contentedly together into one comfortable major chord,--our friend plays this, this manifestly happy thing, and my soul listens, and smiles, and sighs, and longs, and ends by being steeped in _Wehmuth_.
83. The music was good, but I couldn’t focus on it because I was trying so hard to seem content and perfectly at ease, as if I would be at this very club listening to this very band whether Jonathan had invited me to or not, and, most of all, to be neither looking nor not looking at Jonathan, who was looking at me every time I looked at him, which then made me worry that he thought I was always looking at him because what if it was only a coincidence that every time I looked at him he was looking at me and he wasn’t actually looking at me always, but only in the moments that I looked at him, which would compel him to wonder, Why is this woman always looking at me? So then I didn’t look at him for three whole long bluegrass songs, one of which featured an improvisational, seemingly endless fiddle solo until the audience clapped in appreciation and I couldn’t take it anymore and I looked and not only was he looking at me, but he also waved again.
84. Nero fiddled his fiddle, with Rome afire,.
85. Scarlett had sat on that sofa so often in the first years of the war, always with some handsome officer beside her, and listened to violin and bull fiddle, accordion and banjo,.