he inquired of Wardle, when that gentleman was thoroughly out of breath, by reason of the indefatigable manner in which he had converted his legs into a pair of compasses
, and drawn complicated problems on the ice.
No other,' said Mrs Lammle, laughing airily, and, full of affectionate blandishments, opening and closing Georgiana's arms like a pair of compasses
, than my little Georgiana Podsnap.
Jukes, straddling his long legs like a pair of compasses
, put on an air of superiority.