Then there was a sudden and awful glare of light all about us, and in that very instant every one of the millions of seats
was occupied, and as far as you could see, in both directions, was just a solid pack of people, and the place was all splendidly lit up
She unconsciously made a gesture of angry dissent and moved a step nearer her seat
, but was arrested by Miss Dearborn's command in a still firmer voice.
Seest thou yon dreary Plain, forlorn and wilde, The seat
of desolation, voyd of light, Save what the glimmering of these livid flames Casts pale and dreadful?
The one hundred and twenty miles between these cities were accomplished in six hours, and towards midnight, while fast asleep, the travellers passed through Sacramento; so that they saw nothing of that important place, the seat
of the State government, with its fine quays, its broad streets, its noble hotels, squares, and churches.
He mounted the chariot, gathered the reins in his hand, and Antenor took his seat
beside him; they then drove through the Scaean gates on to the plain.
To pass from the seat
, to the house itself; we will do as Cicero doth in the orator's art; who writes books De Oratore, and a book he entitles Orator; whereof the former, delivers the precepts of the art, and the latter, the perfection.
It was not a large building, and stood well back from the shore--, but a glint of ornament on it suggested that it was part of the same watering-place scheme of decoration as the bandstand, the little gardens and the curly-backed iron seats
On the hither side of the white ribbon dividing off the seats
reserved for the families he saw Beaufort, tall and redfaced, scrutinising the women with his arrogant stare.
But if we could dodge those dreary seats
she longed to see me try my luck, and I sought to exclude them from the picture by drawing maps of London with Hyde Park left out.
In the Gardens, too, he seemed ever to take the sward rather than the seats
, perhaps a wise preference, but he had an unusual way of sitting down.
There was an open wagon, with three seats
for the passengers, and the wagon was drawn by the famous wooden Sawhorse which had once been brought to life by Ozma by means of a magic powder.
They found all the rest of the party already in their seats
and the curtain about to go up.
The occupants of this seat
are invisible to the great body of spectators, inasmuch as they sit on a much lower level than either the barristers or the audience, whose seats
are raised above the floor.
Nor can any son of mortal woman, for the first time, seat
himself amid those hempen intricacies, and while straining his utmost at the oar, bethink him that at any unknown instant the harpoon may be darted, and all these horrible contortions be put in play like ringed lightnings; he cannot be thus circumstanced without a shudder that makes the very marrow in his bones to quiver in him like a shaken jelly.
He came strolling down the gravel-walk, humming a sad song, till he reached a stone seat
right under the tree where the parrot and the monkey were hiding.