Why any burglar should take such a thing passes my understanding, for it was only a plaster cast and of no real value whatever.
The cast was taken in two moulds from each side of the face, and then these two profiles of plaster of Paris were joined together to make the complete bust.
She meant that the people in the crowd believed in Him; for she remembered the crosses with bleeding plaster
figures that stood where foot-paths joined, and the inexplicable mystery of a service in a Roman Catholic church.
In the meantime he lay for many weary days in the plaster
and abstained from raising a dangerous temperature.
Then came the day when the last bandage and the last plaster
cast were taken off.
When I saw his face getting black, and his small eyes growing largely globular, I let go with one hand, crammed my empty plaster
of Paris bag, which lay close by, into his mouth, tied it fast, secured his hands and feet, and then left him perfectly harmless, while I took counsel with myself how best to secure my own safety.
It's 'pleurisy' now, and I'm so afraid it will be pewmonia to-morrow," answered Phebe, with a despairing glance at the plaster
The sound told me there was nothing but lath and plaster
under the paper.
You may wonder what his rigmarole, his amateur Paganini performances on one string or on twenty, have to do with your planting, and yet prefer it to leached ashes or plaster
For instance, now,' she went on, sticking a large piece of plaster
[band-aid] on her finger as she spoke, 'there's the King's Messenger.
A few minutes after, a Bricklayer passed by, carrying a pail full of plaster
on his shoulder.
The palazzo suddenly seemed so obtrusively old and dirty, the spots on the curtains, the cracks in the floors, the broken plaster
on the cornices became so disagreeably obvious, and the everlasting sameness of Golenishtchev, and the Italian professor and the German traveler became so wearisome, that they had to make some change.
, discolored by the steam of many wash-days, was crisscrossed with cracks from the big earthquake of the previous spring.
I was then curious, indeed, to see it; and when I came to it, it was nothing but this: it was a timber house, or a house built, as we call it in England, with lath and plaster
, but all this plastering was really China ware--that is to say, it was plastered
with the earth that makes China ware.
Very interesting reading it might be made, too," remarked Sherlock Holmes, sticking a small piece of plaster
over the prick on his finger.