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A 'byplay' bearing the same name follows an elegy upon the death of an only son.
Husband and wife "took turns" from the single cup; there was gayety and byplay.
THE HIGHER COURTMARY STEWART DAGGETT
Miss Gerald noticed this sentimental little byplay, but what Bob did was, of course, of no moment to her.
NOTHING BUT THE TRUTHFREDERIC S. ISHAM
It was pardonable in him not to have suspected earlier that there was some byplay of talk to whose meaning he was not privy.
FIND THE WOMANARTHUR SOMERS ROCHE
When this little byplay was over, they proceeded gravely to consider the matter before them.
THE BRAVOJ. FENIMORE COOPER
As though he heard them not nor saw the byplay, he gave no sign which might be interpreted as denoting annoyance or chagrin.
SUNDRY ACCOUNTSIRVIN S. COBB
There is naturally a good deal of remonstrance from spectators who have not observed the byplay which led to the encounter.
The scene gives in conclusion some spirited byplay of asides and interruptions from indignant members of the family.
FRENCH CLASSICSWILLIAM CLEAVER WILKINSON
But while this little thrilling byplay was engaging the attention of everyone far greater things were getting in train.
But at least do not let us endeavour to conceal failure under a theory of the byplay of the perceiving mind.
THE CONCEPT OF NATUREALFRED NORTH WHITEHEAD

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