You call upon a gentleman in a country town, and his help informs you that he is 'fixing
himself' just now, but will be down directly: by which you are to understand that he is dressing.
"There will be an immense deal of work in all this fixing
over and I hate to sew," said Fanny, to divert a certain person's thoughts.
Then, turning towards Rosa, and fixing
on her his scrutinising, and at the same time impenetrable glance, he said, --
"Laura (said He fixing
his now languid Eyes on me) I fear I have been overturned."
Then, suddenly raising her head and fixing
her gleaming eyes upon me, she continued earnestly: 'But, Helen - or Mrs.
"I had once had some thought of fixing
in town myself-- for I am fond of superior society; but I did not feel quite certain that the air of London would agree with Lady Lucas."
When at last the blade had been entirely withdrawn, a red froth issued from the mouth of the wounded man and a stream of blood spouted afresh from the wound when he at length drew breath; then, fixing
his eyes upon Grimaud with a singular expression, the dying man uttered the last death-rattle and expired.
Catherine, looking up, perceived Captain Tilney; and Isabella, earnestly fixing
her eye on him as she spoke, soon caught his notice.
That in this order they paraded off with a horrible merriment; fixing
weapons in the dead men's hands to make them look as if alive; and preceded by a fellow ringing Lord Mansfield's dinner-bell with all his might.
"Great heavens!" exclaimed Raoul, fixing
his bewildered gaze upon the entrance doorway.
But it refreshed me and filled me with such agreeable sensations that I resolved to prolong my stay on the water, and fixing
the rudder in a direct position, stretched myself at the bottom of the boat.
"Yes," we said, "there is the flag-staff, but where is the flag?" "Here it is," he answered, pulling off his blouse and fixing
it to the stick.
"Jem Rodney!" said Silas, turning and fixing
his strange eyes on the suspected man.
He was well pleased with the design of sending a fleet into that sea, and, to give a greater reputation to the enterprise, proposed making his son commander-in-chief, but could by no means be brought to think of fixing
garrisons and building fortresses there; all he intended was to plunder all they could, and lay the towns in ashes.
The ease with which he had knocked it to pieces disconcerted him somewhat, and to guard against that danger he set to work again, fixing
bars of iron on the inside until he was satisfied with its strength; and then, not caring to try any more experiments with it, he passed it and adopted it as a helmet of the most perfect construction.