He was told by his fellow officers that the screams of the crowd and the shrieks of the woman were due to the fact that General Ermolov, coming up to the crowd and learning that soldiers were dispersing among the shops
while crowds of civilians blocked the bridge, had ordered two guns to be unlimbered and made a show of firing at the bridge.
The inevitable delay in entering the shop
under these circumstances made Magdalen too late to hear what the woman asked for.
She was carrying an enormous parcel that might have been a bird-cage wrapped in brown paper, and she took it into a bric-a-brac shop
and came out without it.
I went to the place where my shop
was, opened it, and received from my fellow-merchants congratulations on my return.
Adrienne took me up and glided from the shop
, as if she feared her dear bought prize would yet be torn from her.
'You're somewhere in the back shop
across the yard, sir; and speaking quite candidly, I wish I'd never bought you of the Hospital Porter.'
Come in through the shop
if t'other door's out of order!" we all went in, stimulated by Richard's laughing encouragement and relying on his protection.
was also patronized by mice--only the mice were rather afraid of Ginger.
Passing through an intervening passage, she opened a door that communicated with the shop
, just now so elaborately described.
He'll never let it go." Then checking himself on the point of betraying too great an intimacy with Jacob's habits, he added "You watch him, while I run for the constable." And he hurried out of the shop
'Sir, you know in your own conscience that I am not the person you look for, and that I was not in your shop
before, therefore I demand that you detain me here no longer, or tell me the reason of your stopping me.' The fellow grew surlier upon this than before, and said he would do neither till he thought fit.
He made up his mind that he would go to the shop
every day; it was obvious that he had made a disagreeable impression on her, but he thought he had the wits to eradicate it; he would take care not to say anything at which the most susceptible person could be offended.
Oliver, being left to himself in the undertaker's shop
, set the lamp down on a workman's bench, and gazed timidly about him with a feeling of awe and dread, which many people a good deal older than he will be at no loss to understand.
The lieutenant dismounted before a shop
in the Rue des Lombards, at the sign of the Pilon d'Or.
Mr Verloc, going out in the morning, left his shop
nominally in charge of his brother-in-law.