Ignatius Gallaher in the act of drinking closed one eye expressively over the rim of his glass.
She laughed herself this time good-humouredly and then added quickly:“But tell him to come in, Mary Jane, and close the door.
You want to close your books and be off over the hills to race with the wind.
I had to run to close the windows, while Carrie flew to the attic with an armful of milk pans to put under the places where the roof leaks and then, just as I was resuming my pen, I remembered that I'd left a cushion and rug and hat and Matthew Arnold's poems under a tree in the orchard, so I dashed out to get them, all quite soaked.
“Sha, ’s nothing,” said Mr Kernan, closing his mouth and pulling the collar of his filthy coat across his neck.
In these paintings, which depended from the walls not only in their main surfaces, but in very many nooks which the bizarre architecture of the chateau rendered necessary—in these paintings my incipient delirium, perhaps, had caused me to take deep interest; so that I bade Pedro to close the heavy shutters of the room—since it was already night—to light the tongues of a tall candelabrum which stood by the head of my bed—and to throw open far and wide the fringed curtains of black velvet which enveloped the bed itself.
Lord Charvill champed upon an invisible bit for a moment or two, closing the gap between himself and the girl, and muttering the name to himself in an overwrought sort of way. ‘
It was clever; a stroke of almost diabolical cleverness; knowing the simple, trusting child, to close her lips by such an oath.
When we all four went out walking in the afternoon, she closed her thin hand on my arm like a spring, to keep me back, while Steerforth and his mother went on out of hearing: and then spoke to me.
I let it strap me in and close the lid.
I think not, for when the critical guardian goes to rest--and we have proof that his slumber is not profound--he takes care to close the gate to motility.
We were very happy; and that evening, as the last of its race, and destined evermore to close that volume of my life, will never pass out of my memory.
When it is desired to close the meeting, without the member who has the floor will yield it, the only resource is to wait till his time expires, and then a member who gets the floor should move "to adjourn."
Another man slapped a tire iron on his open palm as he closed the distance between the crowd and Terry. “
When the judge finally closed the day’s session, she found herself in the back of the massive crowd and it took her almost twenty minutes to make it into the parking lot.
He never heeds their manoeuvres; his aim is to get to close quarters with any one of them and fight it out, as Highland chieftains fought in the old, old days of target and claymore.
The phrases that a man might devise to close a letter to his betrothed or his wife are bound only by the limit of his imagination and do not belong in this, or any, book.
For as he lay in bed on the night of the seventh day of his government, sated, not with bread and wine, but with delivering judgments and giving opinions and making laws and proclamations, just as sleep, in spite of hunger, was beginning to close his eyelids, he heard such a noise of bell-ringing and shouting that one would have fancied the whole island was going to the bottom.
If this is carried by a two-thirds vote § 68, all debate instantly === Page 137 =========================================================== ceases, excepting that the member who offered the original resolution, or reported it from a committee, is, as in all other cases, entitled to the floor to close the debate; after which, the chairman immediately puts the questions to the assembly, first, on the motion to commit, if it is pending; if this is carried, of course the subject goes to the committee; if, however, it fails, the vote is next taken on amendments, and finally on the resolution as amended.
The subsequent granting of autonomy in 1969 by the UK led to Spain closing the border and severing all communication links.
Any group receiving a trouble from the Host site (MMOC or CCNC) should close the trouble back to that group.
This closed the proceedings of the evening.
"Dear Dorothea, friend of my inner spirit, as I close this page who knows what the future holds for me?
You closed my heart against the whole world, years and years.
Bates closed the inner hatch.
Emma, too weak, could not close her fingers, and the taper, but for Monsieur Bournisien would have fallen to the ground.
To see what influence habit has on our views of this subject, just close your ears tightly at some ball and watch the dancers.
As people usually dine with their hostess before the opera, they arrive together; the gentlemen assist the ladies to lay off their wraps, one of the gentlemen (whichever is nearest) draws back the curtain dividing the ante-room from the box, and the ladies enter, followed by the gentlemen, the last of whom closes the curtain again.
So it will be until the Great Recorder sums me up and closes my ledger account with a balance to profit or loss.
A Sioux chief, wishing to stop the train, but not knowing how to work the regulator, had opened wide instead of closing the steam-valve, and the locomotive was plunging forward with terrific velocity.
Of the former I have just spoken; of the latter I shall mention one instance out of the many that might be produced, and with which I shall close this subject.
But he, closing the passage ofhis eyes, forbade his mind to range abroad after such evil; andwould he had stopped his ears also!
This enabled me to see perpendicularly down, but having found it impossible to place any similar contrivance overhead, on account of the peculiar manner of closing up the opening there, and the consequent wrinkles in the cloth, I could expect to see no objects situated directly in my zenith.
He was just about to close his notebook and head for the cafe -- he needed more dumplings on the way, could he stop for them?
She closed her mind on the possibility of finding out, and went on, ‘But me, I have been in a war, and I have won.
The President was rather impatient that day, and before the members of the delegation had fairly started in, suddenly closed the interview with this remark:“Gentlemen, I am sorry to say that there are eight other applicants for that place, and they are all ‘sicker’n’ your man.”
She is leaving to my great regret because I am closing my house for the winter.
Lincoln closed the discussion.
I just closed the biggest deal of the year to date, earned one and a quarter million for my company and myself, and still had 90 seconds before the meeting with Carl.
You can close that box, Ernestine, and try to pack this toque in the top of the black one.
Try not to use too much or it will make it harder to close the wound.
Then a faintness came over her; she recalled the Viscount who had waltzed with her at Vaubyessard, and his beard exhaled like this air an odour of vanilla and citron, and mechanically she half-closed her eyes the better to breathe it in.
Troy had instantly closed his watch.
An elderly gentleman of the amiable military type rushes into shelter, and closes a dripping umbrella.
I am also the person who is left behind, as it were, to close the story up.
They in mutual guise So answer’d, that the serpent split his train Divided to a fork, and the pierc’d spirit Drew close his steps together, legs and thighs Compacted, that no sign of juncture soon Was visible: the tail disparted took The figure which the spirit lost, its skin Soft’ning, his indurated to a rind.
"I can well believe it," said Sancho; "but I wish your worship would tell me what is the reason that the Spaniards, when they are about to give battle, in calling on that Saint James the Moorslayer, say 'Santiago and close Spain!'
Peering into the intense blackness with eyes closed to narrow slits by fear, Slasher Annie could see nothing.
Eustace closing the slide of the lantern for a moment, they were in black, pitchy darkness.
The others followed, for the barkeeper, in obedience to post orders, was closing up his shop.