Bring with you the limes you have in your desk
," was the unexpected command which arrested her before she got out of her seat.
The real human being all this time, with his head safely on his shoulders, had brought himself to the comfortable conclusion that everything was for the best; and making an investment in ink, paper, and steel pens, had opened his long-disused writing desk
, and was again a literary man.
When she asked a third time for permission to quench it at the common fountain Miss Dearborn nodded "yes," but lifted her eyebrows unpleasantly as Rebecca neared the desk
said Stryver, with a plump of his fist on the desk
After laying his head on the desk
for a little while, he would cheer up, somehow, begin to laugh again, and draw skeletons all over his slate, before his eyes were dry.
What struck me as most remarkable about this assemblage and the hall in which they were congregated was the fact that the creatures were entirely out of proportion to the desks
, chairs, and other furnishings; these being of a size adapted to human beings such as I, whereas the great bulks of the Martians could scarcely have squeezed into the chairs, nor was there room beneath the desks
for their long legs.
The scholars sit on long benches, with desks
He reflected a moment, then opening a drawer in a desk
near him took out a letter, and gave it to me.
There were three rows of desks
in it and against them high stools.
As a matter of fact," General Brice continued, glancing at the clock on his desk
, "Granet is in my anteroom at the present moment, I expect.
Passing her desk
, once, he picked up a volume of Kipling's poems and glanced bepuzzled through the pages.
was beautifully fitted with all the necessary materials for keeping up a large correspondence; but there were not more than half a dozen letters in it altogether.