The faint figure behind seemed to shake the pattern
, just as if she wanted to get out.
Lebrun packed up his paints and brushes, Percerin put back the dresses into the closet, Aramis put his hand on his pocket to assure himself the patterns
were secure, - and they all left the study.
, and the colors, yes, I will tell the Emperor without delay, how very beautiful I think them.
But she did not want to appear unamiable and uninterested, so she had brought forth newspapers, which she spread upon the floor of the gallery, and under Madame Ratignolle's directions she had cut a pattern
of the impervious garment.
As the weaver elaborated his pattern
for no end but the pleasure of his aesthetic sense, so might a man live his life, or if one was forced to believe that his actions were outside his choosing, so might a man look at his life, that it made a pattern
I thought it was Shea returning to speak with me on some matter of tomorrow's work; but when I raised my eyes to the doorway that connects the two rooms I saw framed there the figure of a bronzed giant, his otherwise naked body trapped with a jewel-encrusted harness from which there hung at one side an ornate short-sword and at the other a pistol of strange pattern
Rachel has given you one of her beloved knitted quilts of the `tobacco stripe' pattern
, and she says when I am married she'll give me one, too.
He was a man who rather prided himself upon neglecting his appearance, and, so far as the cut and pattern
of his clothes went, he usually suggested the artisan out for a holiday.
I want that pattern
to cut out your new apron this evening.
What can be more curious than that the hand of a man, formed for grasping, that of a mole for digging, the leg of the horse, the paddle of the porpoise, and the wing of the bat, should all be constructed on the same pattern
, and should include the same bones, in the same relative positions?
I was to take charge of a pattern
for a dress, which she said you would give me.
Mr Bayle (I think, in his article of Helen) imputes this, and with greater probability, to their violent love of glory; for the truth of which, we have the authority of him who of all others saw farthest into human nature, and who introduces the heroine of his Odyssey, the great pattern
of matrimonial love and constancy, assigning the glory of her husband as the only source of her affection towards him.
But, as it is not unreasonable to suppose that I may have held its threads with a more continuous attention than anyone else can have given them during its desultory publication, it is not unreasonable to ask that the weaving may be looked at in its completed state, and with the pattern
Its difficulty was much enhanced by the mode of publication; for, it would be very unreasonable to expect that many readers, pursuing a story in portions from month to month through nineteen months, will, until they have it before them complete, perceive the relations of its finer threads to the whole pattern
which is always before the eyes of the story-weaver at his loom.
She kissed him, then seated herself again, and took another tablecloth on her lap, unfolding it a little way to look at the pattern
, while the children stood by in mute wretchedness, their minds quite filled for the moment with the words "beggars" and "workhouse.