Possessed myself of a strong stomach and a hard head, inured to hardship, cruelty, and brutality, nevertheless I found, as I came to manhood, that I unconsciously protected myself from the hurt of the trained-animal turn
by getting up and leaving the theatre whenever such turns
came on the stage.
But on Monday morning, when she came to his office to get her pay for the two turns
, it was he who puzzled her.
Upon that the Grandmother turned
sharply to the General.
If you turn
the grasshopper, mademoiselle, we shall all be blown up.
Miss Polly turned
and walked down the hall toward the attic stairway door.
"Wants to turn
on the other side," whispered the servant, and got up to turn
the count's heavy body toward the wall.
Then he turned
and looked behind him--looked all round his dwelling, seeming to strain his brown eyes after some possible appearance of the bags where he had already sought them in vain.
Frank confusedly raised his hat, and turned
back in the direction of his father's cottage.
As the welcome light diffused itself over the room, she turned
from the table and looked towards the other side of the bed.
the key of that chamber to allow the murderer to enter?--The nurses, --two faithful domestics?
At the "Criterion" he turned
in and had a drink, and, bolder for the wine which he had swallowed at a gulp, he told himself that he would do nothing of the sort.
There was an agonized scream from the victim, and his fellows turned
to see his struggling body rise as by magic slowly into the dense foliage of the trees above.