There were a great many arm-chairs and settees covered in brown holland, but each of these was occupied by a large square piece of yellow cardboard
, and all the pieces of cardboard
were dotted or lined with spots or dashes of bright oil paint.
She could not follow the opera nor even listen to the music; she saw only the painted cardboard
and the queerly dressed men and women who moved, spoke, and sang so strangely in that brilliant light.
One juryman after another took the cardboard
and the glass and made the comparison.
While Benjamin and the lawyer were still poring over the scattered morsels of the letter which had been first discovered, and trying to piece them together again, the chemist had divided the greater part of the fragments specially confided to him into two halves each; and had correctly put together some five or six sentences of the letter on the smooth sheet of cardboard
prepared for that purpose.
Two of the cardboard
houses had also tumbled over, and the little Queen said she would have to repair them and paste them together before they could be lived in again.
Just then some masks from outside invaded the cafe, dancing hand in hand in a single file led by a burly man with a cardboard
We set the candle on the window sill and make flashes by passing the cardboard
back and forth.
Which he certainly did NOT, being made entirely of cardboard
These were only of paper or thin cardboard
, or leather, or other flexible materials.
A strip of cardboard
fell to the floor from one of them.
What was his disgust, however, when on tasting the food, he found the bread to be made of chalk, the chicken of cardboard
, and the brilliant fruit of colored alabaster!
With a firm, steady-eyed impudence, which seemed to hold back the threat of some abominable menace, he would proceed to sell over the counter some object looking obviously and scandalously not worth the money which passed in the transaction: a small cardboard
box with apparently nothing inside, for instance, or one of those carefully closed yellow flimsy envelopes, or a soiled volume in paper covers with a promising title.