He consents without a murmur, all join in a joyful chorus, and the curtain
falls upon the lovers kneeling to receive Don Pedro's blessing in attitudes of the most romantic grace.
He held the glass in his hand; all he had to do was to vanish back beyond the curtains, flee with it noiselessly into the night on deck, fling it unseen overboard.
The first sign--and we must remember that he was using his eyes for all they were worth--was an unaccountable movement of the curtain. It was wavy and very slight; just perceptible in fact to the sharpened faculties of a secret watcher; for it can't be denied that our wits are much more alert when engaged in wrong-doing (in which one mustn't be found out) than in a righteous occupation.
From behind the shaking curtains
came one volley of invective.
He drew the curtain
instantly, and she made no attempt to stop him.
The audience wanted what was behind the curtain
, not in front of it.
In the dim shadow of the curtain
her luminous eyes shone more brightly than usual from the tears of joy that were in them.
But what think you of the plan of the curtain
They found all the rest of the party already in their seats and the curtain
about to go up.
When the curtain
at last fell, he burst into the stormiest applause, and kept it up--as did the whole house--until the afflictive tenor had come three times before the curtain
to make his bow.
"Take care, Monica dear," said one, shrouding herself in the lace curtain
; "don't let them see us.
When we arrived at the place, we found the shrine hidden from our view by a curtain
hung between two magnificent trees.
All you need do to let me know is to undo the cord holding the curtain
of the 'right' gallery window, nearest to the dark closet.
WELL, all day him and the king was hard at it, rigging up a stage and a curtain
and a row of candles for footlights; and that night the house was jam full of men in no time.
She could look at it because the curtain
had been drawn aside.