Thorndike had moved into a chair
nearer to the rail, and from time to time made a note upon the back of an envelope.
Well, child," said Grandfather, patting Clara's cheek, "I can tell you a great many stories of my chair
Once more he was swung into position by his tail, jabbed in the chest, and lowered suddenly on the run--but so suddenly, with a frantic twist of his body on his part, that he fell violently across the chair
on his belly.
Well," said Tom, slowly undressing himself, and staring at the old chair
all the while, which stood with a mysterious aspect by the bedside, "I never saw such a rum concern as that in my days.
Then there was a lovely breathless silence and the chair
Adam took his chair
again mechanically, and Bartle, for whom there was no chair
remaining, sat on the bed in the background.
He put his arms round the rag-bound horror as he spoke, and dropped him into a chair
She changed her position, leaning forward to bend her head above her work, so that he saw only the foreshortened tip of her nose and the streak of red in her hair; then she slipped to her feet, saying "I can't see to sew," and went back to her chair
by the lamp.
And we would all have to go down on our knees and grovel for it, while he would stand on the chair
, and grunt, and want to know if he was to be kept there all the evening.
During this interval Pierre noticed that Prince Vasili left the chair
on which he had been leaning, and- with air which intimated that he knew what he was about and if others did not understand him it was so much the worse for them- did not go up to the dying man, but passed by him, joined the eldest princess, and moved with her to the side of the room where stood the high bedstead with its silken hangings.
towards which he looked so eagerly was occupied.
Armed with this ominous letter of introduction, I kicked a chair
down against the folding-doors, by way of giving a preliminary knock to arouse the housekeeper's attention.