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The seats were higher in the back of the room, and the more advanced and longer-legged pupils sat there, the position being greatly to be envied, as they were at once nearer to the windows and farther from the teacher.
Not BABILON, Nor great ALCAIRO such magnificence Equal'd in all thir glories, to inshrine BELUS or SERAPIS thir Gods, or seat Thir Kings, when AEGYPT with ASSYRIA strove In wealth and luxurie.
I am happy today, and write sitting on the seat in the churchyard.
Melanthius lit the fire, and set a seat covered with sheep skins beside it.
If you would have me do battle with Menelaus, bid the Trojans and Achaeans take their seats, while he and I fight in their midst for Helen and all her wealth.
Flambeau, who had sat on the long iron seat to finish his sherry, put it down and rose to his feet, staring at his friend in amazement.
Beaufort with the same diamond earrings and the same smile--and whether suitable proscenium seats were already prepared for them in another world.
He spoke no word to the slave sitting in the driver's seat.
But if we could dodge those dreary seats she longed to see me try my luck, and I sought to exclude them from the picture by drawing maps of London with Hyde Park left out.
At once a little girl rose from her seat and walked to the door of the car, carrying a wicker suit-case in one hand and a round bird-cage covered up with newspapers in the other, while a parasol was tucked under her arm.
In the front seat of the wagon sat Dorothy and the Wizard.
He turned deliberately round in his seat towards her, and she was struck with the forceful eagerness of his dark, set face.
He left his seat and walked once or twice up and down the saloon.
Swiftwater Bill stood up, clinging with one hand to the back of the front seat and waving the other to attract her attention.
The jolliest person present, as well as the most important, was of course old Santa Claus; so he was given the seat of honor at one end of the table while at the other end sat Princess Ozma, the hostess.