Pontellier reached over for a palm-leaf fan that lay on the porch and began to fan herself, while Robert sent between his lips light puffs from his cigarette
. They chatted incessantly: about the things around them; their amusing adventure out in the water-it had again assumed its entertaining aspect; about the wind, the trees, the people who had gone to the Cheniere; about the children playing croquet under the oaks, and the Farival twins, who were now performing the overture to "The Poet and the Peasant."
At last he got one to burn and lit a cigarette
. He was very glad that he had managed to do what he wanted, and though the wind smoked more of the cigarette
than he did, he still got two or three puffs and felt more cheerful.
Holmes had lit a cigarette
and was shooting little darting glances all over the room.
While I am lifting the coffee-pot cautiously lest the lid fall into the cup, she is crossing to the post-office; as I select the one suitable lump of sugar she is taking six last looks at the letter; with the aid of William I light my cigarette
, and now she is re-reading the delicious address.
Westmacott knows all about the brands of cigarettes
. Has your rum come?"
It was not long before I had complete every series issued by every cigarette
manufacturer--such as the Great Race Horses, Parisian Beauties, Women of All Nations, Flags of All Nations, Noted Actors, Champion Prize Fighters, etc.
My eyes fell with the rest, but no pearl was there; only the contents of our pockets--our watches, pocket-books, pencils, penknives, cigarette
cases--lay on the shiny table along with the revolvers already mentioned.
I only wished they contained a better cigarette
; but a notorious brand was essential; a box of Sullivans would have brought me to life to-morrow."
My instructor sometimes looked in upon me when he was out for an evening tramp, and I noticed that he was more likely to linger and become talkative if I had a comfortable chair for him to sit in, and if he found a bottle of Benedictine and plenty of the kind of cigarettes
he liked, at his elbow.
He answered me with his neutral shrug, and, by my soul, he struck a match and lit a cigarette
in that hour of life and death!
Aynesworth stooped down to relight his cigarette
. He felt that Wingrave was watching him, and he wished to keep his face hidden.
Then with an expression of interest he laid down his cigarette
, and carrying the cane to the window, he looked over it again with a convex lens.
"Jolly luncheon party, wasn't it?" Granet remarked, lighting a cigarette
for himself with some difficulty.
Skidder jumped and strewed the floor with cigarette
stubs at the rap on his door.
She took a cigarette
from a box which stood on the table and lit one.