Without the recess are curtains
of an exceedingly rich crimson silk, fringed with a deep network of gold, and lined with silver tissue, which is the material of the exterior blind.
He was called before the curtain
, and with great propriety appeared, leading Hagar, whose singing was considered more wonderful than all the rest of the performance put together.
He entered swiftly but without noise and found himself in the dark part of the saloon, the strong sheen of the lamp on the other side of the curtains
visible only above the rod on which they ran.
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.
Then, seeing that nothing happened, and that the light and all outside the tower remained the same, he softly pulled the curtain
over the window.
He drew the curtain
instantly, and she made no attempt to stop him.
Behind the curtain
all was ready on the full stage.
He heard a rustle behind him and a shadow appeared under the curtain
of the cot.
And with this, and a profound bow to his patrons, the Manager retires, and the curtain
But what think you of the plan of the curtain
They found all the rest of the party already in their seats and the curtain
about to go up.
When the curtain
at last fell, he burst into the stormiest applause, and kept it up--as did the whole house--until the afflictive tenor had come three times before the curtain
to make his bow.
When we arrived at the place, we found the shrine hidden from our view by a curtain
hung between two magnificent trees.
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.
WELL, all day him and the king was hard at it, rigging up a stage and a curtain
and a row of candles for footlights; and that night the house was jam full of men in no time.