A hint, a surmise, a doubt as to what might be in the box
, would destroy him.
Sitting alone, in the front of a box
immediately opposite, but situated on the third row, was a woman of exquisite beauty, dressed in a Greek costume, which evidently, from the ease and grace with which she wore it, was her national attire.
This procedure was not objectionable to Jacob; on the contrary, the guineas clinked so pleasantly as they fell, that he wished for a repetition of the sound, and seizing the box
, began to rattle it very gleefully.
There is a young man in the box
whom I shall annoy by going in, and I want to annoy him.
While we gazed in the extremity of astonishment, he passed, rapidly, several turns of a three-inch rope, first around the box
and then around his body.
I lent a helping hand; and, in a trice we had the box
upon the table, in the midst of all the bottles and glasses, not a few of which were demolished in the scuffle.
A lady entering the next box
shot a glance of feminine envy at Natasha.
Soon thereafter he announced to me that she had got a box
This," said the man, taking up a box
and handling it gently, "contains twelve dozen rustles--enough to last any lady a year.
Miss Patty had sent the key to Anne, with a letter in which she said Gog and Magog were packed in a box
under the spare-room bed, but might be taken out when wanted; in a postscript she added that she hoped the girls would be careful about putting up pictures.
At first impressions of the snow-storm, the sledge-shafts, and the horse with the shaft-bow shaking before his eyes, kept passing through his mind, then he remembered Nikita lying under him, then recollections of the festival, his wife, the police-officer, and the box
of candles, began to mingle with these; then again Nikita, this time lying under that box
, then the peasants, customers and traders, and the white walls of his house with its iron roof with Nikita lying underneath, presented themselves to his imagination.
Each boy brought the key to his particular box
, and was permitted to look on while the contents were overhauled by the boss-boys.
Each thing had a separate stem, and so had to be picked off the side of the box
; but Dorothy found them all to be delicious, and she ate every bit of luncheon in the box
before she had finished.
Our captive sat in the cabin opposite to the iron box
which he had done so much and waited so long to gain.
I sat in the box
with John Harned, and with Maria Valenzuela, and with Luis Cervallos.