As I was about to leave the tavern, it occurred to me you would want to know the truth of what's been going on, so I'm now in the backroom writing this report which I will drop into the nearest mailbox.
Everyone, of course, leans against a chair back, except in a box at the opera and in a ballroom, but a lady should never throw herself almost at full length in a reclining chair or on a wide sofa when she is out in public.
There would be no more barroom entanglements, Morlock promised himself.
Look here, all of you,” he said entreatingly, as soon as Nana had gone into the bathroom. “
She shivered in just her underwear and tottered toward the bedroom door, which hung open like a broken jaw.
I had expected to see him in the boardroom, on the Monday evening of which I am now writing, and had proposed to tell him, when we met, of dear Aunt Verinder’s arrival in London.
Neither was the grand vizier's son in less tribulation, though his ambition made him disguise his feelings so well, that nobody doubted of his being a happy bridegroom.
The very favorable results which this method had yielded in the classroom made me decide to try it in this case, too.
A little then sufficed, a jolting car, the mingling odours of the ladies’ cloakroom and lavatory, the throng penned tight on the old Royal stairs (for they love crushes, instinct of the herd, and the dark sexsmelling theatre unbridles vice), even a pricelist of their hosiery.
To live the whole thing over again in a courtroom!
You can give full play to yourfaculties over there; you will find plenty of elbowroom in America; Iwill engage you for two years; after that you will be able to go on yourown account.”
Gibson's work was widely imitated, in particular by the short-lived but innovative "Max Headroom" TV series.
In the gloomy domed livingroom of the tower Buck Mulligan’s gowned form moved briskly to and fro about the hearth, hiding and revealing its yellow glow.
At the junction of the Fort Scott and Nevada roads that cuts Highway 54, the trunk road from Pittsburgh to Kansas City, there stands a gas station and lunchroom bar: a shabby wooden structure with one gas pump, run by an elderly widower and his fat blonde daughter.
Ben Fleck then reappeared in his Lupo Associates insider guise to make dismissive comments about the practice of bringing up agents from the mailroom (Ben got his job through nepotism: his step-father was a senior agent before keeling over, corned beef in hand, at Canter’s Deli), and mentioned, darkly, that I had come up from the mailroom myself.
Thou didst not turn in contempt from my childish play among dust, and the steps that I heard in my playroom are the same that are echoing from star to star.
I knew his dick was huge because I had felt it pressing urgently into my back in the restroom at the museum.
Fanny, whether near or from her cousins, whether in the schoolroom, the drawing-room, or the shrubbery, was equally forlorn, finding something to fear in every person and place.
“There must be a stockroom,” said Frank and moved toward the far wall.
She got in one day and kicked up a row about those miserable rags I picked up in the storeroom to mend my clothes with.
I have a workroom fixed in a corner of the attic where Master Jervie used to have his rainy-day playroom.