He paused and put his hand to his throat, and I could see, in spite of his collected manner, that he was wrestling against the approaches of the hysteria--"I understood, a drawer
We were smoothed with care, our political order reestablished, and then we were taken below and restored to the dignity of the select circle in the drawer
Even now an auctioneer could say something for it: it had a great deal of tarnished gilding about it; it had a firm mahogany base, well supplied with drawers
, which opened with a decided jerk and sent the contents leaping out from the farthest corners, without giving you the trouble of reaching them; above all, it had a brass candle-socket on each side, which would give it an aristocratic air to the very last.
As long as it was only the left drawer
instead of the right, and red ink instead of black, I thought it must be the chance blunders of a forger, as you say.
you have got hold of that glass jar-- you are looking into that instead of my drawers
There was another light in the room now, a thousand times brighter than the night-lights, and in the time we have taken to say this, it had been in all the drawers
in the nursery, looking for Peter's shadow, rummaged the wardrobe and turned every pocket inside out.
Thomson had closed the drawer
now and he was holding a small revolver very steadily in his right hand.
Cornelius," said the judge, "in the name of the States, I order you to open this drawer
, and to give up to me the papers which it contains.
And Van Horn, having finished his rearrangement and repair of the explosive-filled drawer
under the mate's bunk, climbed up the companion steps, saw the battle, paused, and quietly looked on.
It had struck him that there might be a second drawer
which Emily had overlooked.
The top drawer
contained a complete collection of carpenter's tools in miniature, relics probably of the far-distant time when the Major was a boy, and when parents or friends had made him a present of a set of toy tools.
The old man now came with a drawer
, in which there was much to be seen, both "tin boxes" and "balsam boxes," old cards, so large and so gilded, such as one never sees them now.