I had not closed the drawer of the cabinet while we were talking, and I glanced carelessly, as I answered him, at the fragments of the broken vase.
doesn't look very encouraging," he said, with a smile, pointing to the shattered pieces of china in the drawer.
I returned to the open sixth drawer of the cabinet, and looked in again.
The drawers beneath contained nothing but cards, and the usual counters and markers.
There it is, sir," said I, pointing to the drawer
, where it lay on the floor behind a table and still covered with the sheet.
Suppose I ask you to look through my drawers
and agree with me about all my new species?
The sound come from the chest of drawers
, and Peter made a merry face.
In this very drawer, indeed the papers deposited by the Warden of the Dikes with his godson were lying; a proof that the police had received very exact information.
you will not," said Van Spennen, when he saw Cornelius standing immovable and bewildered, "then I shall open the drawer myself.
And, pulling out the drawer to its full length, the magistrate at first alighted on about twenty bulbs, carefully arranged and ticketed, and then on the paper parcel, which had remained in exactly the same state as it was when delivered by the unfortunate Cornelius de Witt to his godson.
At the end of that time he took the revolver once more from the drawer
of his writing-table and fingered it.
Once or twice virtue has triumphed, and I have got out at six and half-dressed myself, and have taken my drawers
and towel, and stumbled dismally off.