The patterns on the gold-worked curtains
ran up and down, melting and reforming as the folds shook and quivered to the night wind; and when the talk grew more earnest the jewelled forefinger snapped out little sparks of light between the embroideries.
The windows of the study were barred and locked, and heavy dark curtains
closed them in.
Go in," he said, motioning him to pass behind the curtain
William promptly shut the window and drew the curtains
descended amidst a thunder of applause.
Behind the curtain
all was ready on the full stage.
at the window had been pulled by a heavy hand and hung by one tack, dangling to and fro in the draft through the cracks at the sash.
The first sign--and we must remember that he was using his eyes for all they were worth--was an unaccountable movement of the curtain
Margaret tried to look in through the dining-room window, but the curtain
inside was drawn tightly.
All you need do to let me know is to undo the cord holding the curtain
of the 'right' gallery window, nearest to the dark closet.
He hammered gently upon the framework with his fist, and the windows opened readily inwards, pushing back the curtain
As the manager of the Performance sits before the curtain
on the boards and looks into the Fair, a feeling of profound melancholy comes over him in his survey of the bustling place.
He rises unsteadily from the bed, lays the pipe upon the hearth- stone, draws back the ragged curtain
, and looks with repugnance at his three companions.
I attribute my being still able to hold the curtain
in the right position for looking and listening, entirely to suppressed hysterics.
Barker drew aside the curtain
, and showed that the long, diamond-paned window was open to its full extent.