Aladdin's last Christmas presents were added,--the Japanese screen
for Emma Jane and the little shelf of English Poets for Rebecca,--they declared that it was all quite as much fun as being married and going to housekeeping.
Then he drew the screen
aside and saw himself face to face.
I had the shamelessness to tap softly at the screen
as though to remind her.
I stood behind the screen
and pulled a thread, to make the eyes move and the mouth open.
The deacon came out onto the raised space before the altar screen
and, holding his thumb extended, drew his long hair from under his dalmatic and, making the sign of the cross on his breast, began in a loud and solemn voice to recite the words of the prayer.
She catches sight of the screen
at the foot of the bed, and immediately her soft face becomes very determined.
Then,' said the Professor, 'I will get out my famous magnifying-glass and throw the insect upon a screen
in a highly-magnified condition, that you may all study carefully its peculiar construction and become acquainted with its habits and manner of life.
The mansion was situated in such a way that the sun, falling on it as into a funnel, dried up, warmed, and fertilised the mist which the verdant screen
could not prevent the river wind from carrying there every morning and evening.
he queried, secretly exulting at the language he had used, his swift imagination throwing the whole scene and atmosphere upon a vast screen
along with a thousand other scenes from his life - scenes that were rough and raw, gross and bestial.
Lady Montbarry quietly looked back again at the screen
, and put another question.
I have rudely allowed you to fetch your chair and your screen
for yourself," he went on.
Have we sufficient reserve screen
to permit us to make land, or, at least, meet our relief halfway?
Surgeon Surville, entering from the kitchen, drew aside the canvas screen
, and approached the little round table at which his superior officer was sitting.
The walls leaned together abruptly and the canyon ended in a chaos of rocks, moss-covered and hidden by a green screen
of vines and creepers and boughs of trees.
As the house was damp, and only one bedroom had been kept heated, Levin put his brother to sleep in his own bedroom behind a screen