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Which preposition to use with  seat

Which preposition to use with seat

And there seated in the opening of our little tent, I began the strange tale of The House on the Borderland (for such was the title of the MS.); this is told in the following pages.

Pedo brings him before the judgement seat of 14 Aeacus, who was holding court under the Lex Cornelia to try cases of murder and assassination.

Happily it was a beautiful warm day, as all the guests invited by the marshal and the Government were seated on a platform outside the Trocadero building.

Once, while I was seated at the foot of a Hemlock Spruce in one of the most inaccessible of the San Joaquin yosemites engaged in sketching, a reckless fellow came up behind me, passed under my bended arm, and jumped on my paper.

The pavilion at Ronleigh being raised some distance above the level of the field, there was a space between the floor and the ground used for storing whiting-buckets, goal-posts, and a number of forms, which were brought out on match-days to afford seats for visitors.

I picture myself seated with my family on the heights at Weehawken, smoking a good cigarette, and musing on the affairs of nations as I watch the flow of that superb river (as much finer than the Rhine, my friend, as wine is finer than lagerbier!)

" I lifted him up on the seat beside me, and smoothed his auburn ringlets.

With no very amiable face Kelson got in and took the vacant seat by the stranger.

The Nigger became more sullen; Perdosa more snake-like; Pulz more viciously evil; Thrackles more brutal; while Handy Solomon staggering from his seat to the open keg and back again, roaring fragments of a chanty, his red headgear contrasting with his smoky black hair and his swarthy hook-nosed countenancehe needed no further touch.

I therefore prevailed on my indulgent parent, with the aid of my mother's intercession, to purchase for me a neat country-seat near Huntingdon, which presented a beautiful view of the Sound, and where, surrounded by the scenes of my childhood, I promised myself to realise, with my Susanna, that life of tranquil felicity which fancy, warmed by love, so vividly depicts.

Without waiting for an answer, he went off to his favourite seat under the little birch-tree.

The two boys ran quickly across to the big schoolroom, and entered just in time to take their seats before the master on duty called, "Silence!"

An officer who had been sharing the seat with Merry arose on hearing this and said, kindly: "Madam, if you will make use of your seat as a couch, perhaps your mother will feel more comfortable reclining.

A girl who sat in the seat behind me giggled in an irritating manner.

And the little Pilgrim cried out again, in wonder and joy; and presently found herself seated between them, her father and her mother, the two who had loved her most in the other days.

The queen her mother was already up, and seated among her maids, spinning at her wheel, as the fashion was in those primitive times, when great ladies did not disdain housewifery: and the king her father was preparing to go abroad at that early hour to council with his grave senate.

No dog is a fit thing to occupy a girl's time, and this imp o' mischief Mumbles must take a back seat from now on."

There were shadows seated around that pretty little table à quatre, beside the guests in their pretty dresses and their black coats; silent cold shadows, who ate nothing, while they chilled the dainty food and took the sweetness from the succulent dishes.

Instead of replying, however, he laid down his boot, rose, and first taking from a shelf a whole skin of calf-leather, and next a low chair from a corner of the room, he set the latter near his own seat opposite the window.

As thus he walked along with a brisk step and a merry whistle, he came suddenly upon some foresters seated beneath a great oak tree.

At first it comforted her to see how something nobler in every man would answer to the pleadings; and then her heart failed her, to perceive that notwithstanding this the judge would leave his seat without a decision, and all would end in vanity. '

It was used as a seat during the day, and as a resting-place of nights.

This nut is in some cases hexagonal, and in other cases the exterior forms a portion of a cone which completely fills a corresponding recess in the piston; but nuts made in this way become rusted into their seat after some time, and cannot be started again without much difficulty.

Our civil war would have been three campaigns shorterBurnside's, Hooker's, and the stupid massacre of Popeto say nothing of the saving of untold treasure, had the political authorities abandoned a capital which must be defended for a secure seat like New York or Philadelphia.

The only sign of life he gave was to rush away the moment the coroner had taken his leave, and regain his seat within sight and hearing of his still unconscious sister.

From the stone seat above the brook she watched the sunset.

Mr. Washington and half a dozen friends were seated about the room, talking through clouds of tobacco smoke of the coming expedition.

I honor the poor,' she continued, 'and I know that in the kingdom of heaven many a poor man will sit in a higher seat than the rich; but that is no reason for breaking the ranks in this world, and you two, left to yourselves, would drive your carriage full tilt against all obstacles till it toppled over with you both.

" "Oh, I'll go," answered Mugford, laughing; and accordingly, after performing some complicated gymnastic feats in getting off his boots, he slid from the seat into the water, and so hauled the "coffee-mill" back to terra firma.

The inside, in addition to the fore seat and the hind seat, has also a middle seat across the vehicle.

Copley Banks found him seated astride upon one of the after guns, with his New England quartermaster, Ned Galloway, and a crowd of roaring ruffians standing about him.

Kossuth took his seat amid the three times three of the audience.

So tonight she took her seat against the wall and watched while the first three contre-danses went by without bringing her a partner.

Had Arminius been supine or unsuccessful, our Germanic ancestors would have been enslaved or exterminated in their original seats along the Eider and the Elbe.

Philip was still seated over his breakfast, reading the paper and finishing his coffee, when the door was thrown suddenly open, and Beatrice entered tumultuously.

Occupying their seats up to this period would have kept them in communication with Senators from the South and assisted very powerfully in shaping to our advantage coming events.

" "Let us be seated, sir; I am afraid we are not exactly agreed on our terms, and, in order that we may continue this subject, I beg you will let me take a seat next you, at table."

The noble person who is pointed out in this bill as a publick criminal, and whom all the villains of the kingdom are invited to accuse, is invested with the same honours as ourselves, and has a son who has for many years possessed a seat amongst us; let us not, therefore, concur with the commons to load our own house with infamy, and to propagate reproach, which will at last fix upon ourselves.

Its injustice may be gauged from the fact that in 1900 the Social Democrats, who actually polled a majority of the votes, secured seven seats out of nearly 400.

When the baggage had all been weighed and strapped on the coach, when the horses had been attached, and the waybill, containing the names of the passengers, made out, the passengers would clamber to their seats through the front of the stage and sit down with their faces toward the driver's seat.

On the high seat outside the conversation was extremely lively.

He pointed out their presence to Rolfe, who was seated alongside him.

Fifteen years before some of Minuet's men murdered an Indian belonging to a tribe seated beyond the Harlem River.

per seat per quarter, so that its increase will depend upon the manner he fills the place.

Congressmen then elected do not take their seats until thirteen months later, that is, at the reassembling of Congress in December of the year following, unless an extra session is called.

He was just wondering how he would draw the seats inside the circus tent, when Whiskers put his paw down on the wet page, and the man said: "Why, Whiskers, you certainly are an artist."

The dying man lay close to the water, and several men, probably his relations, were seated round him, awaiting his decease.

In summer the scholars sit in a small gallery at the west end; in winter they are brought into 28 seats below it.

O, that I might your majesty entreat With clemency to beautify your seat Toward this prince, distress'd by his desires, Too many, all too strong to captivate.

A few minutes afterward Lord Arleigh found the Duchess of Aytoun and Philippa seated underneath a large acacia-tree.

He then resumed his seat amidst the loudest applause from all sides of the House; and when he left Westminster Hall, leaning on the arm of Sir George Clark, a vast multitude filled the street, and with uncovered heads accompanied him in respectful silence to the door of his house.

When the train conductor made his round after leaving the station, he paused at the seat occupied by the two doctors, glanced interrogatively at Miller, and then spoke to Dr. Burns, who sat in the end of the seat nearest the aisle.

Despite the absence of an election for City Council, since Amy Harrington and Jack Ding earned seats due to a lack of other candidates, there are a number of important measures on this year’s ballot.

They are seated down the centre aisle; but the place is too demonstrative of their poverty.

The real issue here, if you want to put it in perspective, is not four seats versus five seats for the North.

There is the usual crowding in doorways, and appropriation of seats whence arrivals can be seen and criticised.

As she spoke the last words she raised the front lid of the piano, and Margaret turned on her seat towards the instrument to open the keyboard, nodding her assent.

Chaine members and their guest are expected to remain seated throughout dinner in order to avoid any disruption in the flow and movement of the service brigade.

Hansen said Koonwaiyou had pulled the woman from the passenger seat onto his lap in order to shield him from officers.