I thought Peggotty would have thrown the candlestick
away, she was so emphatic with it.
On a table, in the centre of the chamber, stood a branched silver candlestick
, throwing down the glow of half a dozen wax-lights upon a paper apparently ready for the Lieutenant-Governor's signature.
The young man put down his candlestick
with mock solemnity, and, shaking his head, "Ah, you have defeated a great scheme, sir
There was a mystery connected with that piece of plate, in the shape of a spring which converted what was a seven-branched candlestick
, three springs on each side and one in the middle, into a sort of wheel-spoke candelabrum.
Suddenly without the slightest preliminary sound light fell into the room and Therese stood in the open door with a candlestick
in her hand.
The tailor shall be set to work, and the barber, and the candlestick
maker; high old times are coming for Colebrook, they are coming, to be sure.
Professor Murray made several profound remarks to his white tie and to the water-carafe upon the table, with a humorous, twinkling aside to the silver candlestick
upon his right.
By all accounts," replied Horne Fisher, "he can do more with a candlestick
than most men with a pistol.
Prince and beggar, sinner and saint, butcher and baker and candlestick
maker, tinkers and tailors, and plowboys and sailors--all jostling along together.
When these nightly duties were performed there was nothing left to do but to bring in the tin candlestick
from the passage, light the candle and blow out the lamp.
I opened it softly and found Miss Jellyby shivering there with a broken candle in a broken candlestick
in one hand and an egg-cup in the other.
remove thy candlestick
out of his place, except thou repent.
Then he had penetrated further, lower, beneath all that finished, material, limited knowledge; he had, perhaps, risked his soul, and had seated himself in the cavern at that mysterious table of the alchemists, of the astrologers, of the hermetics, of which Averroès, Gillaume de Paris, and Nicolas Flamel hold the end in the Middle Ages; and which extends in the East, by the light of the seven- branched candlestick
, to Solomon, Pythagoras, and Zoroaster.
On the table was an end of candle in an iron candlestick
, and a half-bottle of vodka, nearly finished.
It is a large house, and has been growing steadily for some centuries round the great kitchen, with its narrow red tiles, as the Rector would point out to his guests on the first night of their arrival, taking his brass candlestick
, and bidding them mind the steps up and the steps down, and notice the immense thickness of the walls, the old beams across the ceiling, the staircases as steep as ladders, and the attics, with their deep, tent-like roofs, in which swallows bred, and once a white owl.