And so in ten minutes I had left my armchair
and cheery sitting-room behind me, and was speeding eastward in a hansom on a strange errand, as it seemed to me at the time, though the future only could show how strange it was to be.
The recipient of these gifts was placed in an armchair
and asked by those present for a certain length of time, "Guess what we have for you
All this went over the head of Prince K seated in a deep armchair
, very tired and impatient.
Felton sat down upon an armchair
which happened to be near the door, and waited without speaking a word, without making a gesture.
I could remember the elated feeling and the soul-gripping cold of those tramway journeys taken into town to put what in diplomatic language is called pressure upon the good Hudig, with his warm fire, his armchair
, his big cigar, and the never-failing suggestion in his good-natured voice: "I suppose in the end it is you they will appoint captain before the ship sails?
Meanwhile the cause of the sensation--the Grandmother--was being borne aloft in her armchair
That striking picture dominated a massive mahogany desk, and, in front of this desk, a very roomy, tall-backed armchair
of dark green velvet.
Requesting me then to exchange seats with him, that he might the better distinguish the fine print of the volume, he took my armchair
at the window, and, opening the book, resumed his discourse very much in the same tone as before.
He had a comfortable armchair
put out on the tower, wherein he sat sometimes all day long, watching as though the kite was a new toy and he a child lately come into possession of it.
Through the haze I had a vague vision of Holmes in his dressing-gown coiled up in an armchair
with his black clay pipe between his lips.
Mingott; and around and below, wave after wave of black silk surged away over the edges of a capacious armchair
, with two tiny white hands poised like gulls on the surface of the billows.
And he fell back in his armchair
in a commanding and inspired attitude.
He could not play about any more, so he sat in a huge armchair
, and watched the children at their games, and admired his garden.
Fouquet did even better still; he certainly, in obedience to the king's expressed desire, seated himself at the table, but as soon as the soups were served, he arose and personally waited on the king, while Madame Fouquet stood behind the queen-mother's armchair
The princess gave no reply and did not even smile, but left the room at Anna Mikhaylovna took off her gloves and, occupying the position she had conquered, settled down in an armchair
, inviting Prince Vasili to take a seat beside her.