He thought I was asleep first, but I wasn't, and lay there for hours trying to decide whether that front pattern and the back pattern really did move together or separately.
On a pattern like this, by daylight, there is a lack of sequence, a defiance of law, that is a constant irritant to a normal mind.
Then wait for me," said Aramis, pocketing the patterns
, "for I have done, and shall be glad to say a parting word to our dear old friend.
Nevertheless, it is conceivable that the general pattern
of an organ might become so much obscured as to be finally lost, by the atrophy and ultimately by the complete abortion of certain parts, by the soldering together of other parts, and by the doubling or multiplication of others,--variations which we know to be within the limits of possibility.
They gave out that they knew how to weave stuffs of the most beautiful colors and elaborate patterns
, the clothes manufactured from which should have the wonderful property of remaining invisible to everyone who was unfit for the office he held, or who was extraordinarily simple in character.
Promptly appeared in the house a yard of dotted Swiss muslin, and Saxon was deep in experimenting on patterns
for herself, and in sorting her bits of laces for suitable trimmings.
Its difficulty was much enhanced by the mode of publication; for, it would be very unreasonable to expect that many readers, pursuing a story in portions from month to month through nineteen months, will, until they have it before them complete, perceive the relations of its finer threads to the whole pattern
which is always before the eyes of the story-weaver at his loom.
She kissed him, then seated herself again, and took another tablecloth on her lap, unfolding it a little way to look at the pattern
, while the children stood by in mute wretchedness, their minds quite filled for the moment with the words "beggars" and "workhouse.
Yes, madame; the designs, the chasings -- all new patterns
and to escape from these dreadful thoughts she went to Sonya and began sorting patterns
I am going to one or two places in the Tottenham Court Road, by appointment," he announced, "to inspect some new patterns
of camp bedsteads.
I compared the marks with the paper patterns
I had previously made.