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When, on fine autumn mornings, he found the countess sitting peacefully on a bench, beneath a poplar now yellowing, the poor lover would sit at her feet, looking into her eyes as long as she would let him, hoping ever that the light that was in them would become intelligent.
He took it from her hastily, caught up the one that was on the bench, and rushed away.
Natty started at the sound of his name, and, raising his face earnestly toward the bench, he said:
Archer walked away a few steps, staring with radiant unseeing eyes at the passersby, who, in their turn, paused to stare at the unwonted sight of a fashionably- dressed lady writing a note on her knee on a bench in the Common.
At these words a sound of laughing came from the bench, whereat the lean Brother's wrath boiled over, like water into the fire, with great fuss and noise.
He unbuttoned his coat and sat down on a bench in the porch.
he snapped, and then his clenched fist landed beneath the other's chin, lifting him high into the air and depositing him in a crumpled heap within the centre of the pimalia bush beside the ersite bench.
As soon as breakfast was over they all went into the Magician's big workshop, where the Glass Cat was lying before the mirror and the Patchwork Girl lay limp and lifeless upon the bench.
He would have risen to fight off the creeping lethargy, but his legs seemed weak, so that he sank again to the bench.
And as the Earl of Buckingham glanced behind him he overturned the bench upon which he sat, in his effort to gain his feet; for My Lord Earl of Buckingham had a guilty conscience.
Two sisters, girls like herself, stopped to rest on the bench.
On the previous night three Sabbath newspapers, distributed beneath his coat, about his ankles and over his lap, had failed to repulse the cold as he slept on his bench near the spurting fountain in the ancient square.
Behind the bench of justices were representatives from other benches.
It's a rich bottom, Saxon; and so is the bench rich.
Dennis stood trembling with his back against the door, and involuntarily raising his arm to defend himself, stared at a man, the only other tenant of the cell, who lay, stretched at his fall length, upon a stone bench, and who paused in his deep breathing as if he were about to wake.